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Bangladesh's invisible people
Forty years after independence from Pakistan, many Urdu-speaking migrants from India still remain in refugee camps.
Last Modified: 17 Dec 2011 03:50

Bangladesh has marked 40 years since proclaiming its independence from Pakistan after a nine-month war.

Up to a million Urdu-speaking Muslims emigrated from India to what was then known as East Pakistan. They were caught up in the fighting - and to this day, many still remain in refugee camps.

Al Jazeera's Nicolas Haque reports from the capital, Dhaka.

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