The rate of exodus over the past 49 years points to that direction, the paper added.
According to Barkat, over the past 49 years from 1964 to 2013, 1.13 crore Hindus left Bangladesh due to religious persecution and discrimination.
An average of 632 Hindus left Bangladesh per day while annually 2,30,612 Hindus left during the period.
The research paper is titled “Political economy of reforming agriculture-land-waterbodies in Bangladesh”.
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