Decoding Pahela Baishakh

April 18, 2012
Adnan Morshed
Decoding Pahela Baishakh

I was in Bangladesh on a whirlwind trip and left the day after Pahela Baishakh. Dhaka was on fire on the first day of the Bangla New Year. I crisscrossed the capital city with an anthropological interest in the people and their frenzied celebration of the day.
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Cricket and nationhood

March 27, 2012
Adnan Morshed
Cricket and nationhood

Bangladesh was only three runs away from a historic victory. If post-match reactions are any indication, the nation needed this glory. There have been too few soaring moments that could galvanize the whole nation
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