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Exchange of enclaves: Come September, Indians from Bangladesh to visit Cooch Behar to recce their new home
Indian Express

Exchange of enclaves: Come September, Indians from Bangladesh ...

At Mashaldanga, a Bangladeshi enclave in India. (Express file photo by Partha Paul) With residents of Indian enclaves in Bangladesh expected to start arriving in Cooch Behar from September — to take a look at the place where they would finally ... Indian Express, 3 weeks ago
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The Telegraph

Foundation of bridge over river Teesta laid in Cooch Behar

Foundation of bridge over river Teesta laid in Cooch Behar Haldibari , (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today laid the foundation of a bridge between Haldibari and Mekhliganj over Teesta river here in Cooch Behar district today. The bridge, ...
 Sify4 weeks ago CM to visit Haldibari today  The Statesman4 weeks ago Finally, close to bridge always too far  The Telegraph4 weeks ago Centre spoils CM Cooch Behar plans  The Statesman1 month ago
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A new beginning

For the refugees of Poatarkuti (Cooch Behar), a Bangladeshi enclave, it was a new beginning on August 1 as the historic India-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement helped them acquire identity as citizens of India. As enclaves spanning 17,160 acres of land were ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago Andal-Cooch Behar flights set to begin by month-end  HT Syndication1 month ago
Millennium Post

Land Boundary Agreement: 14,000 Bangladeshis turn Indians

Cooch Behar (WB)/New Delhi: At the stroke of Friday midnight, 51,000 stateless people of India and Bangladesh attained freedom when the two countries ended more than six decades of their lingering wait for citizenship by exchanging 162 ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago Celebrations mark enclave exchange  The Assam Tribune1 month ago Enclaves dwellers celebrate freedom  Press Trust of India1 month ago PTI - LD ENCLAVES - Enclaves dwellers celebrate freedom  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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Meet India's 'Vicky Donors' Who Run Out of Work Tonight

Masaldanga, Cooch Behar: When he was born, his parents named him Rubel Rana - a wholesome Bangladeshi. But at age 6, he was enrolled in school as Anisur Rehman, son of a man named Sayyed Ali Mondal who was, in fact, a distant relative, and an ...
 NDTV1 month ago 'Vicky Donors' Along the Border Are Now Out of Work  NDTV1 month ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Tutors thrive in ex-enclaves

Boys study in the former enclave of Naldanga in Cooch Behar. Picture by Main Uddin Chisti Nalgram (Mathabhanga), Aug. 15: Dulal Hussain, a resident of the former enclave of Naldanga who studied at Shitalkuchi College in Mathabhanga, is a man ...
 Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago

Enclave's first baby after freedom named Azad

Midnight on July 31 had ushered in a new freedom in Cooch Behar's 51 Bangladeshi enclaves. It took the wail of a newborn 12 days later to underline what it actually meant. 
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Laura Ashley to sell Bengal craft in UK, Japan

KOLKATA: Organic Baluchari sarees and balaposh of Murshidabad, terra cotta from Bishnupur and sitalpati mats from Cooch Behar: all these Bengal specialties will now be found on shelves at high-end retail stores in the UK and Japan. Laura Ashley, one ...
 Times of India1 month ago

National Flag unfurled to loud cheers

As the National Flag was hoisted on Saturday at Poatarkuti (Cooch Behar), a Bangladeshi enclave till a day ago, a loud cheer erupted from the new citizens of the India. Shedding a
 The Hindu1 month ago
Livemint.com

Young Facebook activists play key role in Indo-Bangla enclave swap

Cooch Behar: There's nothing new in the use of social media as a tool to foment a civil rights movement. It happened in Cairo's Tahrir Square and in Dhaka's Shahbag, establishing the smartphone as a powerful political weapon. Now, in the enclaves ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
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