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Bangladesh minority groups demand reading of Holy books at the start of parliament session


  • The organisations for the minority religious groups of Bangladesh have demanded reading of Holy books of all the four major religions of Bangladesh at the beginning of parliament sessions and state ceremonies.
  • The demand was made by the prominent minority group Bangladesh Hindu Budhhist Christian Unity Council (BHBCUC) in its extended virtual meeting held last week. 
  • Currently only a recitation from the Quran is done in the parliament and in various state functions.