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||Amjad Ali arriveed in East Pakistan, from Chapra in Bihar, northern India, the first pioneer in the country.
||First Bahais by country or area
|1971 (In the year)
||Over 500 people became Bahá’ís in Bangladesh. [BINS86]
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Bangladesh was formed with its seat in Dacca. [BW15:243]
For picture see BW15:153.
||The first winter school in Bangladesh took place. [BW15:245]
||First summer and winter schools
||More than 2,500 people enrolled in Bangladesh. [BINS190:5]
A later report indicated that over 5,000 people had become Bahá’ís and 108 new local spiritual assemblies formed. [BINS192:1]
||Mass conversion; LSA
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Bangladesh reported the enrolment of 7,500 people in the year since November 1988. [BINS210:1]
|1993 (In the year)
||More than 10,000 people became Bahá'ís in Bangladesh. [BINS318:8; BINS319:1]
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- Bahá'í 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]
- 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]
- 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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