|"Bangladesh", photographer: Redowan Hossain|
Despite being the 8th most heavily populated country in the world, Bangladesh has its own charisma to attract other people even though it’s very challenging to gather all information on a single write-up. I would rather pick up something which best represents Bangladesh to the eyes of the people and gives a narration onwards.
City people, Village folks & Tribes: The best things ever happened to Bangladesh is the diversity of the dwelling individuals all over the country. Majority of the People (almost 98%) living here are Bangladeshi and as a matter of fact, they all speak Bengali as their native language. When it comes to minority; it includes mostly Bihari (around 250000 in numbers), Chakmas, Garos, Marmas (or Maghs) and Mros. All these people vary from the local occupant in terms of customs, outfits & vernaculars.
|"Bride", photographer: Shyamal Banik|
Cultural magnificence: Bangladesh's profound established legacy is abundantly replicated in her literature, music, dance, drama & the arts, Cuisines, apparels and last but not the least Festivals. Bangladeshi culture is affected by three incredible religions namely- Islam in progressive request, Hinduism and Buddhism, with Islam having the most occupying and enduring effect. Alike a bright package, the social custom of the nation is a cheerful mixing of numerous variations, remarkable in assorted variety yet incredibly proportionate.
|"Trades", photographer: Rashed Hasan|
Culinary patterns: Bangladesh is much-admired for its idiosyncratic culinary custom, tasty sustenance, tidbits, and savories. Steamed rice happens to be the staple nourishment, and is presented with an assortment of sautéed vegetables, mostly seared and also served with curry, thick lentil soups, egg, Fish and meat arrangements of chicken, sheep and duck. Sweetmeats of Bangladesh are for the most part dairy based, and comprise of a few joys including roshgulla, shondesh, roshomalai, gulap jamun, kalojam, and Chom-chom. A few other sweet arrangements are likewise accessible. Fish is the fundamental wellspring of protein, developed in lakes and angled with nets in the new water streams of the Ganges delta. A great number of freshwater fish, including carp, assortments like rui (rohu), Katla, magur (catfish), chingŗi (prawn or shrimp), and also shuţki machh (dried ocean fish) are prominent. Saltwater fish Ilish is extremely famous among Bengalis, which can be referred as a symbol of Bengali cuisine. Serving dishes with beef meat isn't an absurd in Bangladesh unlike neighboring West Bengal rather Beef bhuna is considered an extremely lovable piece of Bengal cooking.
|"Rasgulla", photographer: Nisha Gill|
Natural splendor: Along with some majestic sights to visit, Bangladesh is truly picturesque as well as grandeur location to hang out. Unless you have been to most of the remarkable places, you can never judge the actual exquisiteness. Amidst the greatest attraction some are noteworthy; likewise, Seas, Beaches, Islands, Hills and Forests. Apart from the natural, there are some artificial ones as well which lacks no prettiness. Resorts, Picnic Spot, National Parks, Man-made lakes are some such establishments. Within the efflux of time, the natural tourist attraction is also enriched. Earlier, we had only, Cox’s Bazaar, Patenga Sea beach, Bandarban, Sundarban and Sylhet recognized as tourist spot but now we can see Foy’s Lake, Bisarakandi, Ratargul, Larkhall, Nafa-khutum has been sincerely added to the list.
|"Sundarbans", photographer: Hasan Mahamud Sokal|
I bet, previously little did you know about our very own country Bangladesh in such a small but appropriate manner.
Redowan Hossain is a passionate traveler. He is a Business graduate and an Entrepreneur. Redowan is trying to establish his own start-up. He loves football. Redowan has a motto in his life “Live your life. Don’t leave it!!”. For more, visit his web-site: www.redowan.com.