Abu Sufian Shamrat is working as a Researcher at Bangladesh Centre for Political Studies (BCPS) and as a Research Assistant at Micro governance Research Initiative (mgr) in Bangladesh.
Abu Sufian Shamrat Introduction Intra-party democracy encourages a culture of democratic deliberation and debate on issues of national importance. Thereby, collective ownership of the party members over decision-making process is established. Also, it promotes party unity by reducing fragmentation and factionalism; creates legitimate internal conflict management systems and reduces the opportunistic and arbitrary use ofREAD MORE
Bangladesh Development Model: Challenges of Sustainability Abu Sufian Shamrat Introduction Since the beginning of this decade, the ‘Bangladesh Development Model’ (BDM) has been drawing an enormous attention for achieving remarkable success in reducing poverty and accelerating economic growth, pulling the country from lower income to lower middle-income country. Also, the recent visits of the ChineseREAD MORE
Introduction Election constitutes an entry point for democratization through representing the general will of the people. In modern representative democracies, as far as most decisions and decision making are concerned, citizens participate indirectly through elections. For achieving these objectives, elections have to be free, fair and transparent so that voters’ wish can be reflected. HereREAD MORE
Bangladeshi people are now living in an environment of constant fear as extremist and militant attacks have intensified and appear to be all around them. Being carried out in what appears to be an incessant fashion, the liberal democratic fabric of Bangladesh is under considerable threat as religious minorities, non-Muslim priests, foreigners, bloggers, atheists, academics,READ MORE
Violence against women is not a new phenomenon in the transitional societies of South Asia. Since the ancient period to today’s post-modern era the prevalence and forms of violence against women are muddling through clouds to darken the dawn of gender equality within the sphere of family, education, profession, culture, politics, economy, religion, and societyREAD MORE