Rohingya Hindus Celebrate Durga Puja for First Time

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that there are more than 1 million Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh. Among the…

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19 October 2018, 18:16

VOA News

Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says that there are more than 1 million Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh. Among the Muslim-majority ethnic group, there are approximately 450 Hindus living in the city of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. VOA’s Muazzem Hossain Shakil visited these Hindus as they were observing their first-ever Hindu festival called Durga Puja and filed this report, narrated by Bezhan Hamdard.