The original constitution of Bangladesh which was promulgated on November 4, 1972 went through several amendments over last thirty seven years. Many of those amendments were not done by popular governments in Bangladesh. Recently discussions are being held about returning to the original 1972 constitution with bringing in some more amendments. One of the features of 1972 Constitution is Secularism.
The present government in Bangladesh , led by Bangladesh Awami League originally promulgated the constitution in 1972.
In this call-in show our listeners asked several questions on Bangladesh constitution, its amendments and possible impacts. Our panelists, Suranjit Sengupta MP from Awami League , Sheikh Shahidul Islam from Bangladesh Jatiya Party and Professor Najmul Ahsan Kalimullah from the Department of Public Administration , Dhaka University.