abject poverty, and not citizens of any country

Indo-Bangla agreement on swapping enclaves brings little cheer to residents of these nowhere lands

These enclaves are concentrated mostly in Cooch Behar district of India and Kurigram, Lalmonihat, Nilphamari and Panchagarh districts of Bangladesh. Thousands have resided in them for decades in abject poverty, without being recognized as citizens of either India or Bangladesh.