India-Bangladesh Relationship: Background


  • The South Asian democracies, India and Bangladesh have the longest common border of over 4,000 km with each other.
  • India was the first country to recognize Bangladesh as a separate and independent state and established diplomatic relations with the country immediately after its independence in December 1971.
  • India and Bangladesh not only have economic and political ties but a strong socio-cultural connection.
  • However, India and Bangladesh bilateral relationship is very complex.
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