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hindu women in bangladesh: the minority at the receiving end

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hindu women in bangladesh: the minority at the receiving end

above: a hindu woman takes a mahashtami dip in the brahmaputra. bangladeshi hindus share roots and customs with their indian counterparts. photo: unithough secularism and equality are enshrined in the country’s constitution, women of this minority community face negative discrimination in inheritance, marriage and divorce~by prakash bhandari in dhakadespite the exodus of hindus from bangladesh following partition, a large proportion of them still live in this country. while wealthy hindus who migrated, mostly to assam, west bengal and tripura, lost their land and assets, poor and middle-class hindus who were left behind became targets of discrimination. and this continues even today.the last census in 2011 showed that hindus comprised 8.96...