Land Boundary Agreement

Land Boundary Agreement News

Delhi, Dhaka and a new moment

If land boundary agreement can clear remaining hurdles, India’s leaders will have shown they can come together on matters of national security.

‘The first thing I packed was my red Benarasi wedding sari’

The Land Boundary Agreement resulted in an exchange of Indian enclaves in Bangladesh with Bangladesh enclaves in India, and a transfer of populations.


Exchange of enclaves: 95-year-old finally finds a home she can call her own

Now, she spends most her days indoors, seated on a mattress on the floor.

Indo-Bangla land pact: MHA nod to citizenship for 14,864 people

From July 6 to 16, India and Bangladesh jointly conducted a survey to determine which of the countries the residents of the enclaves wanted to stay in.

Land Boundary Agreement: Mamata claims credit, lays foundation of longest bridge over Teesta river

Mamata said, “It was not done for the last 68 years... We did it after coming to power as we had promised. People of the enclaves have tasted freedom after 68 years.”

Seven Decades Later

Exchange of enclaves crowns an optimistic turn in Bangladesh’s political journey.


Land Swap: Verification of enclave residents to start soon

Between July 31, 2015 and June 30, 2016, the entire process, including physical exchange of enclaves and land parcels is expected to be completed.

Land Boundary Agreement: Centre allots five companies of BSF to oversee transfer

A fresh census would be jointly conducted by India and Bangladesh to record actual ground situation before the transfer takes place.

Land deal: Access unhindered, the little part of India that remains Bangladesh

Apart from illegal infiltration, another way of looking at it is as a unique symbol of friendship between the countries.

Land deal: Houses attacked, residents ‘told to go to Bangla

Enclave dwellers have lodged a complaint and the police have posted a picket. No arrests have been made.