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The Biharis of Bangladesh: History, Politics and Society


Dr. Md. Mizanur Rahman, Associate Professor, Department of social work Government Brajalal College, Khulna, Bangladesh

A minority’s sense of identity is shaped by its understanding of its own history. Its self-image is influenced, no less, by the image the majority groups have of the minority, an image shaped in turn, by their understanding of history. Major focus of this writing is on the history of Biharis, with particular emphasis on Bangladesh episode. This write-up investigates the way the Bihari communities experience antagonisms in locations they perceive as ‘exilic imagine places’ in which those antagonisms will be extirpated, and their identities fully realized.


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How to Cite

MLA 9th Edition

Rahman, Md. Mizanur. “The Biharis of Bangladesh: History, Politics and Society.” BL COLLEGE JOURNAL, vol. 1, no. 1, July 2019, pp. 120–41.



APA 7th Edition

Rahman, Md. M. (2019). The Biharis of Bangladesh: History, Politics and Society. BL COLLEGE JOURNAL1(1), 120–141.


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