The Independence of Bangladesh was one of the most important event to have occurred in the World Politics of 20th Century. It was not just dismemberment of the then biggest Muslim State in terms of Population, but was also a great question mark on the survival of the state that was founded only on the basis of Religion. Constructivism is an approach in International Relations that contends that Reality is inter-subjective and is constructed through the interaction of different players and institutions. This Research Paper makes an in-depth analysis of different factors that played important role in creation of Bangladesh. The two Nation theory on which Pakistan was founded has been dealt in this paper. The value of given identity depends upon its number and the binding potential of an identity is more in case of identity being in substantive minority than when the identity is in majority. The colonial construct of labelling the entire community as either martial or coward was also responsible for the crisis. The lack of democratic development has also been highlighted as it reduced the capability of Pakistani state in dealing with aspirations of people of East Pakistan. The paper also seeks to critically analyze the role of India in formation of Bangladesh.
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Tripuresh Pathak. Constructivist Analysis of Independence of Bangladesh. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(4):245-0. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00044
Tripuresh Pathak. Constructivist Analysis of Independence of Bangladesh. Research Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 2021; 12(4):245-0. doi: 10.52711/2321-5828.2021.00044 Available on: https://www.rjhssonline.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-12-4-11
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