If you thought Bangladesh is just a country that shares borders with India, you are mistaken.
Do you know Bangladesh is also a village.
And this village is an integral part of India.
The village named Bangladesh is in Kashmir.
The Indian part of Kashmir has a total of 22 districts.
Srinagar, the capital which is 80 km away from the north, there is a district called Bandipore.
The name of the village ‘Bangladesh’ belongs to Alusa Tahsil in the district of Bandipore.
It is located on the banks of Wuller, the second-largest freshwater lake in Asia.
As it is located in a remote area, the outsiders do not want to visit this place.
The water of Wullar is surrounded by the floating village.
The high mountains behind the village and the overall natural beauty of the village create a very charming scenario.
Now the question is why this village is named Bangladesh?
It is because the village of Kashmir has a connection with Liberation War in 1971.
A fire broke out in the village of Jurimon in 1971.
Around five to six homes of the village were engulfed in the fire.
The inferno burned down the houses completely.
The general people of the village had become homeless.
Then they decided to make their home away from this burning area.
So they chose a vacant place and started making their living.
In December of that year, Bangladesh was born.
At the same time, the homeless people began their journey from this area and decided to name their new village as ‘Bangladesh’ with a new dream and desire.
However, the people of Bangladesh are suffering immensely due to the lack of basic amenities.
The village has over 150 families and lacks proper roads, electricity, medical facilities, drainage, and public convenience.
The deputy commissioner’s office in Bandipore recognized the name of Bangladesh as a separate village in 2010.
There is now more than 150 home in Bangladesh village that started from around five to six homes.
Fisheries are their main source of livelihood.
Besides, collecting water nuts is one of the main earning sources of the villagers.
But now some villagers become diverted in agricultural professions also.