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Copy of Bangladesh Presentation
Transcript of Copy of Bangladesh Presentation
Climate and Natural resources
History of Bangladesh
Formal and informal dresses
School of life
Bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma(Myanmar)
Total area is 56,977 sq mi (147,570 km2)
93.6% land and 6.4% water
Floods and tropical cyclones occur almost every year
current population 154, 993, 047
every 9.12 sec . a baby is borne in Bangladesh and every 36.4 sec one person dies in Bangladesh
Mild winter (Oct. to March)
Hot, humid summers (March to June)
Humid rainy monsoons (June to October)
Rice, Jute, Sugarcane, Potato, Pulses, Wheat, Tea, Mango, and Tobacco are the principal crops
Jute and Tea are the two main sources of foreign exchange
Global Recession makes outsourcing to Bangladesh an economic possibility 17.5%
Global non-oil energy demand steadily increasing, with abundant supplies in Bangladesh 11%
New duty free textile agreements increase outreach of Bengali goods except USA 24.4%
The people of Bangladesh are deeply religious
Approximately 85% population are Muslim
Roughly 12% are Hindu
About 3% are Buddhist and 1 % are Christians
The year is filled with religious festivals and holidays
Religious festivals and holidays
Islam being a majority throughout the country praying is a everyday occurrence
Eid-ul-Azha; which is a festival of sacrifice in honor of allah
Ramadan; which a month of fasting between dawn and dusk
Eid-ul-Firt; festival marking the end of Ramadan
Kati Puja; which is a festival that pays respect to the female goddess Kali.
Durgapuja; is a 10 day festival acknowledging the female warrior goddess Durga
Celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Poets Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam. Bengali culture is renowned for its literature, poetry, music and art.
Historical Architecture & Monument
Bengali spices are an important part of the local cuisine
Pohela boishakh: the Bengali new year, is the major festival of Bengali culture where people use to wear red and white combination dresses.
31 December English New Year.
Formal and Informal Clothing
Saris made out of elaborate artistic fabric or adjourned with beading is most commonly worn to parties, special events and festivals
Gold jewelry is worn with formal attire, to increase status and beauty
Salwar Kameez in elaborate colors and fabrics
in urban areas women may wear skirt, pants, and tops.
A version of the westernized suit is seen at formal events.
Sherwani and charidar is the traditional attire for a wedding.
Panjabi; a long tunic is worn to religious and cultural events
Shirt and pant are common in urban area.
History of Bangladesh
The war for independence: On 25 March 1971 the Pakistan army launched “Operation Searchlight” which killed thousands of innocent unarmed Bangladeshis.
This led to the formation of Mukti Bahini which fought for independence.
Many battles took place in different parts of East Pakistan.
Over nine months of bloodiest war an estimated 3 millions Bangladeshis were killed.
Women and children were tortured and murdered.
Two days before independence the Pakistan army captured many physicians, professors, writers and engineers in Dhaka, and murdered them, leaving the dead bodies in a mass grave.
Finally in 16 December 1971 the Pakistan army signed the “Instrument of Surrender” and Bangladesh officially came into existence as the 139th Group-11 county in the world.
Birthplace of Micro Credit
Birthplace of International Mother Language day (21st February)
Jamuna Future Park- Largest Shopping Mall in Asia
Cox’s Bazar- World’s Largest Beach
Parliament of Bangladesh- World’s Most Spectacular parliament
Royal Bengal- Majestic Beast in the World.
3rd Largest National Museum
2nd Largest Water garden city…… and many more
Over View of Bangladesh
The School of life
Thank You For Joining Me
Fight for Mother Language
History of Bangla Language
East and west Pakistan were split along cultural, geographical, and linguistic lines.
In 1948 Government of Pakistan declared Urdu as state language Protests sparked among Bengali speaking East Pakistanis.
In 1952 the protests reached its peak. Due to massive unrest the government outlawed meetings and rallies.
The students of the University of Dhaka and several other political groups defied the laws and organized protests on 21 February 1952.
When the protests reached its climax the police open fired and killed several students.
Massive civil unrest broke out due to those killings Finally after years of conflict the central government granted official status of Bengali language in 1956.
21 February is now observed as the “International Mother Language Day” in the whole world and this was granted by UNESCO in 2000.Group-11
Shakib Al Hasan - Cricketer, batsman, spin bowler, former captain of the Bangladeshi cricket team, Wisden cricketer of the year 2009
Tamim Iqbal - Cricketer, opening batsman
Professor Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker, economist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
Fazlur Rahman Khan was a structural engineer and architect.
Zainul Abedin was a Bengali painter
Kazi Nazrul Islam sobriquet Rebel Poet, known popularly as Nazrul, was a Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary