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India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle historic dispute; people rejoice
India, Bangladesh swap border enclaves, settle historic dispute; people rejoice

In accordance with steps agreed to between India and Bangladesh during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh in June, the Bangladeshi enclaves in India and Indian enclaves in Bangladesh will be physically transferred to the other country with effect from midnight.

'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves
'New found freedom' for 51,000 people as India, Bangladesh begin exchange of enclaves

It's a historic day for India and Bangladesh. Following a wait of over four decades, the two neighbours will on Friday midnight begin exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves. This marks the start of implementation of the landmark Land Boundary Agreement.

India to enable land exchange with Bangladesh

An amendment to the Constitution is being drafted to enable the exchange of 111 Indian enclaves in Bangladesh and 51 Bangladeshi enclaves in the Indian territory, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has said.

CPI MP demands exchange of enclaves with B`desh

CPI on Thursday asked the government to urgently take up the issue of exchange of enclaves with Bangladesh.

Indo-Bangla joint survey in 162 `enclaves` conclud

India and Bangladesh have concluded
a joint survey in 162 `enclaves` on both sides of their porous
borders so as to prepare the ground for a deal on the dispute
during PM Manmohan Singh`s visit here in
September.

B`desh, India conclude joint survey in 162 `enclav

The enclaves, or areas land-locked by territories
belonging to the other side, has been an unresolved border
issue between the two countries since partition of the
subcontinent.

Centre takes initiative to solve problems of enclaves: Pranab

Senior Congress leader Pranab
Mukherjee said that the Centre has taken an initiative to solve problems facing Indian enclaves on the Indo-Bangladesh
border.

India, Bangladesh move to swap enclaves

These are 162 enclaves - 111 in India and 51 in Bangladesh - involving 144,000 people and 17,158 acres of land.

Dhaka, Delhi to jointly conduct headcount in enclaves

India and Bangladesh will jointly conduct a headcount in the enclaves located in each other`s territory, an official said.