Bangladesh’s fight for Independence

1971: the becoming

Emerald surrounds blood; mimicking its sheen.
Own it; become it,
it was yours to begin with, and it always has been.
Bangla; golden, even in black.
Two-million in a night, but who’s keeping track?

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The CIA World Fact Book tells us that the green of the flag represents Bangladesh’s lush landscape, and the red circle is a representation of the blood of Bengalis shed in the Independence War. To learn a bit more, click here

 

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