Although there are differences of opinion between the two countries, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh is of the opinion that they should be resolved through negotiations. He said that most of the problems were resolved through talks between India and Bangladesh. During Russia’s attack on Ukraine, Indian students took shelter in neighboring Poland. They were repatriated by the Modi government. At the same time, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh reminded that their students who were stuck there were also evacuated. He thanked Prime Minister Modi for this.
Responding to criticism from the West that the cooperation between the SAARC countries is not good, Hasina said that the Indian government has provided vaccines to Bangladesh and neighboring countries through the vaccine partnership program. They said that the vaccines given by India have helped them a lot. He said that 90 percent of the population of Bangladesh has been vaccinated against Corona.
Sheikh Hasina said that India is their reliable friend. India stood by them when they needed them for the first time in 1971. They will always remember India’s role in the 1971 war. Hasina reminded that she lost all her family members in 1975. The then Prime Minister of India gave her asylum in India. He said that he would give priority to the friendship between the two countries.
The Prime Minister of Bangladesh believes that the relations between the two countries should improve the lives of the people. Hasina reminded that President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Modi have come to participate in the centenary celebrations of the father of the nation of Bangladesh and the 50th Independence Day celebrations even during Covid. They said that they would give priority to the alliance between the two countries.
Murder of the family.. Asylum in India..
On August 15, 1975, the Bangla army, which revolted, massacred almost the entire family, including her father, Sheikh Mujib Rahman. 16 days before the incident, Hasina along with her younger sister went to her husband MA Wajed Mia, a nuclear physicist in West Germany. As the Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi promised to provide security.. After a few days she came to India and took shelter here. Hasina’s son Sajib Wajed Joy studied in boarding schools in India. Hasina did not interfere in politics during her stay in India. But he became friends with Suvra Mukherjee, wife of late former President Pranab Mukherjee, a political leader from West Bengal. Until 1981 she lived in Delhi with her family under a pseudonym.