Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis receives a bouquet of flowers from Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 26. Photo: Narendra Modi’s twitter handle via AP
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis receives a bouquet of flowers from Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on March 26. Photo: Narendra Modi’s twitter handle via AP
Rupakjyoti Borah
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Rupakjyoti Borah

Why India-Bangladesh economic relations are at their warmest yet – and what could trip things up

  • Bangladesh relies on India’s backing in tackling terrorism and economic issues, while Bangladesh is key to Modi’s vision of economic connectivity
  • But long-standing water disputes and Bangladesh’s warming ties with China may become areas of concern