25th March, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be traveling abroad for the first time after the outbreak of Corona epidemic. He will reach Bangladesh on 26 March. He will attend the 50th Independence Day of Bangladesh and the centenary celebrations of its founder Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. About his visit to Bangladesh, Prime Minister Modi said on Thursday- I will be visiting Bangladesh on March 26-27 at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina. I am delighted that my first foreign trip since Corona's inception will be with a neighboring country with which India has deep cultural, linguistic ties.
What is the meaning of travel
Many political, historical and religious matters are being taken out on this tour, but the three places they will visit during this period. One of these is the Bangabandhu Memorial in Tungipada, the birthplace of Mujibur Rahman, the founder of Bangladesh. After this, he will visit two temples, which have their own historical and religious significance. One of these is the Thakur Bari of Harichand Thakur of Matua community located in Orakandi and the second is the Sugandha Shaktipeeth of Bodishaal. Apart from this, the Teesta River Treaty will also be discussed. Come, know about these three…
Bangabandhu shrine at Tungipara, 113 km
(Dhaka to Tungipara) Tungipara is the birthplace of Mujibur Rahman. Bangabandhu Mujibur Rahman, who liberated Bangladesh in the year 1971, is buried inside this magnificent mausoleum, which is called Bangabandhu Samadhi. On August 15, 1975, he was in the house of number 677 of 32 number street of Dhanmondi in Dhaka. At that time, two battalions of the army revolted and attacked his house and killed him. There is a Bangabadhu museum here. During the last visit, Prime Minister Modi went to see this museum.
Thakur Bari: (Dhaka to Orakandi) 144.6 km
About 144.6 km from Dhaka is the temple of Harichand Thakur, the founder of the Orakandi Matua community. This is where he started the religious reform movement in 1860. Established the Matua sect as a branch of Vaishnavism itself. In this community, he gave respect and respect rights to the section of the society who were considered untouchables. He named them Namasudra. The objective of the spiritual reform of Harichand Thakur was to uplift the community through educational and other social outreach. The members of the community consider Thakur to be an incarnation of God and Vishnu or Krishna.
The impact of the Matua community on the 30 Legislative seats of Bengal
After partition in the year 1947, many people of this community came to India and spread to the areas of 24 Parganas, Dakshin Parganas, Nadia, Jalpaiguri, Siliguri, Cooch Behar and Barddhaman in Bengal. Their population is spread over two to three crore people. They have an impact on 30 legislative seats in Bengal. It is believed that BJP can get support of a large section of the community through PM Modi's visit. Helipad is being prepared in Orakandi: PM Modi will be staying in Matua temple for about half an hour, ready for helipad in Orakandi. Helipades are being prepared to get there.
Seven Shaktipeeths including Sugandha 188.8 km (Dhaka to Boryashala)
Sugandha Shaktipeeth (Satpeeth) in Bangladesh is Shaktipeeth in Shikarpur in Boryashala district of Bangladesh. It is dedicated to Shaktipeeth Devi Sunanda and is one of the 51 Shaktipeeth Temples. It is believed that Devi's nose fell here. After the self-immolation of Goddess Sati, her husband Shiva picked up her remains and performed a celestial dance of destruction. In an attempt to prevent this destruction, Vishnu used the Sudarshan Chakra on Sati's corpse, causing his body to fall apart and fall to various places around the world. Every place where a part of his body fell is called Shakti Peetha. While most of them are in India, seven are in Bangladesh, three in Pakistan, three in Nepal and one each in China and Sri Lanka.
Shilidah Kuti Bari located in Kushtia, 169 km from Dhaka
Kaviguru is the ancestral residence of Rabindra Nath Tagore. This house was built by his grandfather Dwarkanath Tagore. He is considered the first Indian industrialist who formed a company in partnership with the British. Between 1891 and 1901, he came here several times and stayed for a long period. While living in this house, Ravindra Nath Thakur wrote many classics like Shonar Todi, Kautha O Kahini, Chaitali. He had done a large portion of the Noble victorious composition Gintajali and his English translation while living in this house. It was on this that he received the Nobel Literature Award. Presently this house has been preserved by Bangladesh Department of Archeology and made Tagore Memorial Museum. Many items of Tagore's everyday use such as his bed, wardrobe and his housecoat have been put on display here.
Bagha Jatin's ancestral home in Kushtia, 169 km away
Jatindranath Mukherjee, popularly known as Baghajatin (tiger Jatin), was a philosophical revolutionary freedom fighter. He was born in village Kayagram in Kushtia district, where his ancestral residence is located. He came to be known as Bagha after fighting the Bengal tiger and killing him with a dagger. Jatin Yugantar (Jugantar) was the first Commander-in-Chief of the party, which trained revolutionary freedom fighters in Bengal in 1906. When Lord Curzon announced partition, Jatin had given the slogan - Amra Morbo, Jagat Jagwe (We will die to awaken the country). Inspired by it, many revolutionary youth joined this party. He was martyred in a gorilla battle with the British at Balasore in Odisha.
Various agreements will be signed
According to Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, various agreements will be signed during PM Modi's two-day visit to Bangladesh. Also, new announcements can be made from Bangladesh to increase cooperation in various fields. Shringla had said in the past that this journey is very special. During this time the emphasis will be on strengthening the relationship between the two countries. It is believed that during Prime Minister Modi's summit with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh, issues such as connectivity, commercial affairs, water management, security and border management will be discussed.