Dhaka and Delhi have have entered into a diplomatic row over alleged anti-Indian militant bases in Bangladesh , an allegation which Bangladesh strongly denies. India claims that there are ninety nine training camps inside Bangladesh for the separatists from North Eastern India. Amidst this diplomatic feud a meeting of Indo-Bangladesh Joint Working Committee was postponed.
Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh Manilal Tripathi was summoned to the Bangladeshi Foreign Office in Dhaka and Shamsher Mubin Chowdhury , the Foreign Secretary of Bangladesh said that Bangladesh has not and will not support any oppositions against her neighboring countries. He claimed that neither there were any anti-indian militants nor Al-Qaida elements in Bangladesh. This was in reference to Indian Deputy Prime Minister, L K Advani's allegations that Al Qaida elements were working inside Bangladesh .
Later Indian High Commision in Bangladesh issued a statement reiterating India's stand on anti-indian activities by the militants and separatists in Bangladesh. It says that India has proof of such training camps inside Bangladesh and has provided the names of the leaders of these camps too but despite repeated requests by Indian Government , Bangladesh Government has not taken any measures to stop these.The statement said a LTTE Group member Sanjiv Barua and ULFA's General Secretary Anup Chatia , who are now in Bangladesh , should be handed over to India.
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