BBC Bangla

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BBC Bangla (বিবিসি বাংলা)
Type Radio network and website
Country United Kingdom
Availability International
Owner BBC
Launch date
Official website

BBC Bangla (Bengali: বিবিসি বাংলা) is a foreign language service of the BBC World Service.


BBC Bangla was launched on 11 October 1941 with a 15-minute programme under BBC World Service. The programme attained an acceptance in Bangladesh and among the Bengali community in India.বিবিসি বাংলা নিউজ


The programmes of BBC Bangla are broadcast on the FM broadcasting, mediumwave and shortwave all over the world. It is broadcast from the headquarters at Broadcasting House in London as well as from BBC Bureau in Dhaka & Kolkata. The headquarters used to be in Bush House. BBC Bangla moved to Broadcasting House in 2012.


BBC Bangla is broadcasting their programmes over radio, their website and their internet radio and video service.

Types of program[edit]


BBC Bangla mainly focuses on News-based daily programming along with sports news. They also broadcast entertainment programmes, news analysis, and discussion about Daily Newspapers' lead stories. In addition they respond to and discuss messages and opinions from the audience.

Broadcast with FM Radio in Bangladesh[edit]

Bangladesh Songlap[edit]

BBC Bangladesh Songlap is a live programme of BBC Bangla service broadcast in association with Bangladeshi satellite channel Channel i. They main focus of this programme is for the general public to ask their questions to concerned authorities about important issues.

BBC Bangla, a foreign language service of the BBC World Service, reaches 13,000,000 Bengali speaking people around the world.

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