Bangladesh and India started talks in a border conference at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters on Sunday.
the recent shooting of four Bangladeshis by Indian Border Security
Force (BSF), the conference will address the issues of killings and
torture of Bangladeshis by BSF at the Bangladesh-India border.
A senior BDR official has said that Bangladesh will request India to prevent these killings and firings.
So far, 50 Bangladeshis have been killed by the BSF just in the last six months.
Indian delegation of 18 officials and a Bangladeshi delegation of 22
members will discuss on how to strengthen border patrols and to further prevent border smuggling.
issues of pushing Bangla-speaking Indians into Bangladesh, and the
building of roads, fences by India in close proximity of the border
Bangladesh will be discussed at length.
trafficking and and trans-border crimes are affecting the relationship
between India and Bangladesh and this conference aims to take measures
to prevent them.