- October 31, 2021
- Posted by: OptimizeIAS Team
- Category: DPN Topics
Subject – Geography
Context – Amid Bangladesh violence, a Tripura suburb hangs on to its peace
- The Bangladesh–India border, known locally as the International Border (IB), is an international border running between Bangladesh and India.
- Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-kilometre-long (2,545 mi) international border, the fifth-longest land border in the world, including 262 km (163 mi) in Assam, 856 km (532 mi) in Tripura, 318 km (198 mi) in Mizoram, 443 km (275 mi) in Meghalaya, and 2,217 km (1,378 mi) in West Bengal.
- The Border Security Force (BSF) of India and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) of Bangladesh are involved in the patrolling of the border area.
- The border divides the Sundarban mangrove forest and the Ganges delta region and is crisscrossed by many rivers.