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Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Baker Siddiquee is guest on radio call-in show

Baker Siddiquee, associate professor of Economics, was a guest panelist on "Hello Washington," a live, hour-long, worldwide call-in show broadcast on the Voice of America in Bangla in December. The program’s topic was "The Rule of Law in a Democratic Society." The other panelists were Mohammad Selim and Dr. M. Zaheer. Selim is a member of the lower house of the Indian parliament (Lokshobha) in New Delhi and the deputy leader of the CPIM party of India. Zaheer is a political analyst and senior attorney for the Dhaka, Bangladesh’s Supreme Court. The program host was Sarkar Kabiruddin of VOA-Bangla programming in Washington, DC. Listen to the program at www.voanews.com/bangla/2006-12-03-voa6.cfm.