Bangladesh Country Profile
by Alejandra Rojo 1st period
Cultural Traits of Bangladesh
The languages in Bangladesh are first Bangali language which is written in its own script and then after follows english and Urdu. Bangladesh is a hierarchical society, which involves two or more groups working together to ensure their survival within a clearly defined stratified structure.
The people in Bangladesh are respected because of age and position, older people are naturally viewed as wise and are granted respect. They believe that the senior male is to be in charge and does everything the way he wants in order to ensure their good life style.
Religion in Bangladesh is majority Muslim, with a mix of pre-islam folk traditions.
98% are Bengali and speak Bangla
83% are Muslim
other 1% are Christian or Buddhist
They identify with folk traditions which include belief in Shamanism, and the power of Fakirs, Ojhaa, and Bauls. Strong traditions of music, dance, and literature that includes classical devotions of Hidu and Muslim music.