Bengali


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(Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)

an ethnic group speaking Bengali and living in Bangladesh and eastern India

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a Magadhan language spoken by the Bengali people

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With the advantage of an English education, Bengalis monopolised clerical jobs in the railways and the administration.
The SSP said that the three headed to Nursery Park where Bengali dropped Baksh and returned to the same bungalow with R* at 8:59pm while the accused is seen leaving the place alone at 9:37pm.
The fourth edition of PSB in Dubai earlier this month saw nostalgia reloaded with an even bigger version of those Bengali band classics -- think Nilanjana, Holud Pakhi, Baranday Roddur to Tumi Ele Na -- and more during a six-hour concert.
With regard to services deficit Dr Bengali said nijkari (privatisation) had enabled foreign companies to earn in rupees, convert their profit into dollars and send it abroad.
'Bengali is a provincial language but so far as the state is concerned, it is the language of the majority of the people of the state.....out of the sixty-nine million people in Pakistan, forty-four million of the people speak the Bengali language...The state language of the state should be the language which is used by the majority of the people of the state, and for that, I consider that the Bengali language is the lingua franca of our state....I am voicing the sentiments of the vast million of our state, and therefore Bengali should not be treated as a provincial language.
Bengali goes as far as to indicate that this encroachment is practically colonial in nature.
Under the communal narrative of BJP, this term expanded to mean all Muslim Bengalis, as evident from the regular jailings and oppression of Muslim Bengalis in various BJP ruled states including Maharashtra and Haryana.
A sense of cultural unity, distinctness and pride, was something visceral for the Bengali people and it remained with them through the transition of about two thirds of the Bengal presidency to Pakistan on August 15, 1947.
Messi is the spirit of a new Bengali film, where the soccer wizard serves as a metaphor for Bengalis' passion for the sport.
Summary: Hundreds of Bangladeshis from all walks of life gathered at the UNESCO Palace late last week to usher in the Bengali New Year, in festive style.
Google has introduced a Knowledge Graph feature in Bengali language on Google Search.
Abdul Malik aka Bengali, a killer associated with group of drug sellers, had fled from police custody after killing a policeman and hurting another escorting him and his accomplice from court back to police station last week.
Bengali version of the Self--Report Emotional Intelligence Scale (B--SSEIS) --A Bengali version Self--Report Emotional Intelligence Scale (SSEIS) was used in the present study.
Folklore, Religion and the Songs of a Bengali Madman: A Journey Between Performance and the Politics of Cultural Representation