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from the chronology

date event locations tags see also
1948 Dec Amjad Ali arrives in East Pakistan, from Chapra in Bihar, northern India, the first pioneer to the country. Bangladesh; Asia First Bahais by country or area
1971 Over 500 people become Bahá’ís in Bangladesh. [BINS86] Bangladesh
1972 Ridván The National Spiritual Assembly of Bangladesh is formed with its seat in Dacca. [BW15:243]
  • For picture see BW15:153.
Dacca; Bangladesh NSA
1972 Dec The first winter school in Bangladesh takes place. [BW15:245] Bangladesh
1988 Nov More than 2,500 people enrol in Bangladesh. [BINS190:5]
  • A later report indicates that over 5,000 people have become Bahá’ís and 108 new local spiritual assemblies formed. [BINS192:1]
Bangladesh LSA
1989 Oct The National Spiritual Assembly of Bangladesh reports the enrolment of 7,500 people in the year since November 1988. [BINS210:1] Bangladesh
1993 In the year More than 10,000 people become Bahá'ís in Bangladesh. [BINS318:8; BINS319:1] Bangladesh

from the main catalogue

  1. Bahai Religious Faith and Tradition in Bangladesh, by Muhammad Jahangir Alam, in Bangladesh e-Journal of Sociology, 8:1 (2011). History of the Faith in eastern Bengal and a sketch of current distribution, organization, and activities of Baha'is in Bangladesh. [about]
  2. Jamál Effendi and the early history of the Bahá'í Faith in South Asia, by Moojan Momen, in Bahá'í Studies Review, 9 (1999). Includes maps on Jamal Effendi's journeys in India, and journeys in Southeast Asia. [about]
  3. Ridván 1996 (Four Year Plan) - To the Followers of Bahá'u'lláh in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Sri Lanka: Bahá'í Era 153, by Universal House of Justice (1996). Country-specific portion of the annual message to the Bahá'ís of the world: South-east Asia. [about]
 
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