Bangladesh was founded on four pillars, one of which was secularism. Under Ziaur Rahman, in 1977, the country founded by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman would lose faith in secularism and assert instead ‘absolute trust and faith in A
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The fear of judicial independence getting eroded holds so firm that it has helped the judiciary tide over whatever crises of faith the masses may have had. Arghya Sengupta of Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy examines the contriv
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