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Today is the Victory day of my country: BANGLADESH

16 December 1971: On this fine day a new nation was born in this world. A nation with a lot dreams, a nation with hope, a nation with courage and bravery. Bangladesh, from my insight, the happiest country on earth though it is one of the poorest. 9 months of bloodshed war brought this country to freedom. Many lives were sacrificed, many dreams were kept unseen just to make one dream come true: freedom. I salute those Martyrs who laid down their valuable lives for the emergence of a brand new nation: Bangladesh.
Let us just don't enjoy the day, let us just don't party around all day along, let us also remember the numerous sacrifices which established this small land into a nation. Let us don't divide ourselves into some groups, let the whole nation be a group. Let us make the bond stronger among the whole country. Let us conquer all the problems of our country like we conquered in 1971.
On this day, why don't we bestow a little time from our lives to respect the brave M…

A trip to the Sundarbans: Worlds Largest Mangrove Forest

Recently I have visited the Sundarbans, one of the greatest forest of this world. We started our journey on 30 November 2008 from Dhaka and entered the forest area in the midnight of the next day. We traveled through the Sundarbans for 3 long days and returned on 4 December.

We covered only a few spots of the huge forest (eg. Jamtoli Beach, Kotka Beach, Koromchol and another spot). We walked through the forest from different points, saw many different trees, some special ponds which are used by the tigers for meeting up their thirst. We could not go very deep into the forest as there was a very high risk of being attacked by the tigers.

I must say, the tigers live here are of special category, called The Royal Bengal Tiger. This type of tiger is only found in the Sundarbans. It's our bad fortune that we could not see any tigers but did able to see their fresh footprints(!). Though there are hundreds of tigers live in the Sundarbans, it is very rarely seen that travelers are able to …