New Delhi: Bangladesh international minister AK Abdul Momen has responded to Indian Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s remarks on poverty within the neighbouring nation just lately visited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Amit Shah had stated that poor folks from Bangladesh come to India as a result of they don’t have sufficient to eat in their very own nation. Reacting to this, Momen termed Shah’s data of Bangladesh as “restricted”. He additionally known as them “unacceptable particularly when relations between Bangladesh and India are so deep”.
“Such remarks create misunderstanding,” he added.
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Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen responded to the remarks by Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday night time when he was requested about the identical whereas chatting with a Bangladesh-based Bengali day by day ‘Prothom Alo’.
In its report, the Indian Express has quoted Momen as saying, “Prithibi-te onek gyani lok aachhen, dekheo dekhen na, jeneo janen na. Tobe teeni (Amit Shah) jodi seta bole thaken, aami bolbo, Bangladesh niye taar gyan seemito. aamader desh-e ekhon keu na kheye morey na. Ekhane kono monga-o neyi. (There are many sensible folks on this world, some who don’t wish to see even after trying, they don’t wish to perceive even after realizing about it. But, if he (Amit Shah) has stated that, I’d say that his data about Bangladesh is proscribed. Nobody dies of starvation in Bangladesh. There are not any Monga (seasonal poverty and starvation in northern districts of Bangladesh).”
He additionally asserted that Bangladesh is way forward of India in lots of sectors.
Previously, Amit Shah had stated that Bangladesh’s poor folks come to India as even now they don’t get sufficient to eat in their very own nation. Raking up the matter of infiltration in West Bengal amid election campaigning, he claimed that Bangladeshi infiltration can be stopped if BJP is voted to energy within the state.
The Bangladesh Foreign Minister highlighted how the nation is faring higher than India on varied social parameters whereas stating that nearly 90 p.c of the folks in his nation use pretty good bogs versus India the place he claimed over 50 p.c of individuals do not need correct bogs.
“We don’t have to go to India,” he stated stating that over 1 lakh Indians work in Bangladesh.