Bangladesh as a country came in existence in 1971. Before that, it was always a part of India and then Pakistan for sometimes. The nation is not so old but it still has a vast history. It has its own culture and traditions. Here, we are presenting a list of the unheard facts about the country.
Scroll down to know the unheard facts about Bangladesh.
1. Prostitution Is Legal
Well! unlike most of the Asian nations, prostitution is legal in Bangladesh.
2. Girls Are Sold By Their Families
Girls are not very safe there, unfortunately, poor families sales their own daughters for the sake of money.
3. Homosexuality Is Illegal
Whilst most countries are now accepting homosexuality, Bangladesh still doesn’t accept this concept.
4. Death Penalty
According to the law of Bangladesh, the death penalty is legal.
5. Child Bride
There is no law against the child bride even it is one of the common trends there.
6. Cover Up!
One cannot wear revealing dresses rather they all stay all covered up.
7. Women Don’t Shake Hands
Shaking hands with women are considered offensive.
8. Left Hand Down
Using left hands is not acceptable in Bangladesh. So all the left-handed people if you are planning to visit Bangladesh, think again.
9. Cheaters Never Win!
Bangladeshi people believe that cheaters can never win. For them, cheating is a heinous crime.
10. No Smiling
One of the most shocking unheard facts about the country is that these people rarely smile. They consider smiling as an act of immaturity.
11. Drugs Are Illegal, So Watch out For This…
Drugs are illegal but you can easily get them in black.
12. Population Overloaded!
It is not a big country but has a huge population. They have a population of 156.6 million people.
13. Strict Curfew
There is nothing called nightlife in Bangladesh. There is a strict curfew against hanging around after 10 PM.
14. Independence Day
The country got independence on March 25th, 1971. Long ago it was a part of India and then Pakistan.
15. Woman Run the Show
Despite the weird laws against women, from Parliament Speaker to Opposition Leader all the power posts are acquired by females only.
The mosques of Bangladesh are very popular in the world.
17. World Wide Web
When it comes to internet users, this country comes on the 20th position.
18. A Space In Space!
You’ll be shocked to know that this small nation is going to launch it’s own satellite soon.
19. Equality For All
The gender ratio is improved over the last few years. However, they still have a long way to go.
20. Homeless Children
Tragically, thousands of Bangladeshi kids are homeless.
21. Tigers Live Rouge!
Tigers are a big threat of the local people there.
22. There Is No Western Food
Unlike other Asian nations, Bangladeshi people doesn’t eat western food at all.
23. Inhumane Jails!
Here, the condition of Jails are really dirty and inhumane.
24. Natural Disaster
This particular country is highly prone to natural disasters.
25. The Day Job
Farming is the most popular day job there.
26. Huge Exporter Of Clothes
At the same time, the nation is a huge exporter of clothes.
27. Mad News!
You’ll be shocked to know that this tiny nation has 2k daily newspapers. Though the readership is just 15%.
28. The Six Seasons
This country is a playground of seasons. Here, you can enjoy all six seasons at the best.
29. Religious Ways
In Bangladesh, 83% of people follow Islam. Rest, you can find few Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, and Animists also.
30. Crazy Capital
Dhaka is the capital of Bangladesh, it is also known as “City of Mosques.” It is one among unheard facts that Dhaka is one of the most populated countries in the world.