2001 in Bangladesh

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2001
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Bangladesh
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See also: Other events of 2001
List of years in Bangladesh

Events from the year 2001 in Bangladesh.

Events[edit]

April[edit]

  • Seven people are killed in bomb blast at a Bengali New Year concert in Dhaka.
  • Sixteen Indian and three Bangladeshi soldiers killed in their worst border clashes.
  • High Court confirms death sentences on 12 ex-army officers for killing Mujib. Only four are in custody.[1]

August[edit]

  • 26 August - 50,000 people are marooned by flash flooding.[2]

October[edit]

  • 10 October - Khaleda Zia is sworn in as Prime minister of Bangladesh following a landslide election victory.[3]
  • 11 October - The producers of Sesame Street were reported to be upset by demonstrations in the country against America that included an image of Bert alongside terror chief Bin Laden.[4]

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