Border killing decreases in last two years
The number of Bangladeshis killed by Indian BSF decreased during the past two years while it was highest during the four-party alliance government, said Uttaradhikar 71, an organisation formed based on the sprit of the liberation war.
Azmal Hossain Shimu, president of Uttaradhikar 71, presented the statistics at a meeting titled “Spirit of the War of Liberation and border security,” organised by the organisation, at Dhaka Reporters Unity in the city yesterday.
Of the 671 people killed from 2001 to 2010, around 400 were killed during the four-party alliance government, it said adding that this number is decreasing due to improvement in India and Bangladesh relations.
The number of deaths was 55 in 2009 while 31 in 2010, the lowest in recent past.
Former vice chancellor of Dhaka University AK Azad Chowdhury, Gano Forum leader Pankaj Bhattacharya and President of Prajanma 71 Shahin Reza Noor also spoke.