Tuesday, May 29, 2007

A Tale from Refugee camp

The Urdu-speaking Biharis were once a prosperous community but lost everything.In 1971, they were fired from government jobs, lost ownership of their land and fledInto camps to protect themselves and also to await possible repatriation to Pakistan.Yet 36 years later, over 300,000 Biharis continue to live an impoverished, hand to mouth Existence inside the camps throughout Bangladesh.