Bangladesh, a land of lush verdant fields resplendent with abundant crops, rivers and waterways crowded with Rui, Katla, Hilsa, all kinds of delectable fishes, even the memories make you salivate and crave with desire.
I imagine the boats gliding over the gentle shimmering water transporting or fishing and the boatmen singing with the backdrop of setting sun at the dusk. Nostalgia makes me ache.
This beautiful nation of millions of warm, cordial and naïve people is on the verge of oblivion.
It is a mayhem resulting from our actions.
Yes, Bangladesh can and will survive by its own moral and intellectual strength, but each one of us should nudge ourselves up from complacency and help reverse the calamity that is our doing, our responsibility.
Let us work from individual actions to concerted political pressures to save Bangladesh, my beautiful Bangladesh, my golden Bangladesh.
– Sakti Das, 2009.
- Dr Das will have a post about his trip and work on the medical mission in Bangladesh when he gets back – or he might even blog on the road!
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