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  • Shab-e-Barat and Old Dhaka foods

    The night of records or Shab-e-Barat is a major day for devout Muslims all over the world. But another part of this day, especially in Bangladesh, is the affection that is circulated among neighbours and relatives. Sweetmeat and bread (roti) is distributed door to door come alive with a celebration of the divine.