ASM Abdur Rob
Jatiya Samajtantrik Dal, JSD, President of ASM Abdur Rob proposed on Friday to form a regional or sub-regional alliance taking into account the geopolitical, economic and military strategies of the countries.
Forming such an alliance has become mandatory and would be helpful for countries, said Rob, also a leader of Ganatantra Mancha.
In a press release, ASMA Rob said that the demand from the political arena of neighboring country India for the formation of an “All India State” has created provocations and debates in the region. .
The demand for a larger sub-continental state – comprising India, Pakistan and Bangladesh – became obsolete after Bangladesh became an independent country, he said.
ASMA Rob suggested forming an alliance of the countries of the sub-continent as the countries resemble each other geopolitically and culturally and said that the alliance could strengthen their economic and cultural ties.
A united “South Asia” and “South East Asia” – based on road connectivity, gas, electricity and water resources – could be formed, maintaining the integrity and sovereignty of the respective countries .
The formation of such an alliance would be helpful for economic prosperity, poverty alleviation and cultural exchanges between partner countries, the statement added.