Dahala Khagrabari

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Dahala Khagrabari #51 is an Indie enclave belangin tae the Destrict o Cooch Behar in the State o Wast Bengal.

It is ane o the smawest (7000 m2) o the Indo-Bangladesh enclaves amang the 106 Indie exclaves inside Bangladesh an 92 Bangladeshi exclaves inside Indie. Housomeivver, it is the anerlie third-order enclave in the warld.

Dahala Khagrabari #51 is completely encircled bi the Bangladeshi veelage o Upanchowki Bhajni, 110, itsel contained in the Indie veelage o Balapara Khagrabari, itsel contained in the Rajshahi Diveesion, Bangladesh. Thus Dahala Khagrabari is the enclave o an enclave o an enclave. In practice, it is a parcel o laund uised for fermin an is no actually inhabitit. It is separatit bi a few metres o Bangladeshi laund frae its first-order Indie enclave.

Dahala Khagrabari, the anerlie third-order enclave in the warld (Maps)

The awner o this enclave is a Bangladeshi fermer who lives in the enclave surroondin Dahala Khagrabari #51.[1]

Despite its smaw size, Dahala Khagrabari No. 51 is no the smawest o the enclaves foond on the Indo-Bangladesh border, the smawest bein Panisala No. 79, an Indie enclave o 0.109 hectare (1,090 m2) in the Rangpur Diveesion o Bangladesh.[2]

Due tae a lack o govrenance an unfavourable conditions facit bi residents o the enclaves, in September 2011 the govrenments o Indie an Bangladesh annooncit thair intention tae resolve the issue bi means o swappin 162 enclaves, givin residents a choice o naitionality.[3][4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The mother of all enclaves (in Spanish)". Retrieved 24 September 2012.
  2. "Waiting for the Esquimo: an historical and documentary study of the Cooch Behar enclaves of India and Bangladesh, Brendan R. Whyte, The Univerity of Melbourne, 2002".
  3. "Bangladesh, India to swap 162 land parcels". AFP. 30 August 2011. Archived frae the original on 21 Februar 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2011.
  4. "Hope for Indo-Bangladesh enclaves". NDTV. 12 September 2011. Retrieved 12 September 2011.