Published in The Daily Star
on: June 03, 2007
This article summarises in two installments. The first part looks into the plausible reasons of price increase observed. The second part will address the future and immediate actions to face it so that the goals of political transition remain shared.
One may debate on whether Bangladesh’s politics is in transition but all would agree that there has been a major departure from past trend in the politics since January 2007. One may only speculate whether some of the current actions against the ‘untouchables’ in the upper echelon in the society are ‘eye-wash’ actions or genuine.469