ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Bangladesh : The Countdown Begins

With Sheikh Hasina handing over power to a caretaker authority on July 15, she has kept a promise made two years ago. The caretaker authority will oversee elections scheduled in October this year. Sheikh Hasina’s government thus became the only one since 1971, when Bangladesh was created, to complete a full five-year term in office. The celebration however, came in the opposition camp. The Bangladesh Nationalist Party-led alliance which had led more than 90 days of antigovernment strikes has promised countrywide rallies to celebrate the end of what they call a corrupt government

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