The Hunger of Third-World

In this modern era most of the third-world families want to send their children to a foreign country to earn money and have a secure life. To pursue their dreams, they take both legal and illegal steps and thus spend their last resort leaving themselves with nothing. Sometimes it ends up with success whereas sometimes it causes detriment to the family and the person himself who migrates.
It was reported on May 19th 2006 according to which at least 40 migrants of Afghan and Bangladeshi origin have been killed when the lorry carrying them crashed into a stationary lorry in southern Turkey. They were believed to be on their way to Europe.
These lines of news are often shown on TV or newspapers. The victims of these incidents generally belong to the third-world countries, i.e. the countries which are under developed. The reason behind their journey from one country to another developed country is to strengthen their financial position as well as the aspiration to secure anti-poverty and an abstemious life. This has been evident in most cases that their journey is financed by the way of mortgage or loan. However, earning foreign currency is decisive to them and the rationale behind this process, to earn living, is the differentiation on the economical value of the currency. All could be summed up as the end result of the true reflection of the pragmatic society, the society where poverty or hunger is the reality.
As a Bangladeshi I am going to emphasise on and analyse the Bangladeshi immigrants in other countries. Generally Bangladeshis migrate to Middle-East, Malaysia and Europe. For instance, in 1986 a team of Bangladeshis migrated to Malaysia for plantation. The lack of educational qualification leads them to migrate as labour and faces degrading treatment, humiliation which seems to ignore the sphere of Human rights. However, they disregard their fundamental rights and work till death to accomplish their dream.
I have moved from Bangladesh to UK in 2005 and started to breathe in ‘UPTON PARK’ (East-London). Here if an individual visits for the first time, he will definitely think that this is a place somewhere in South-Asia. The majority of the people who live in this place are Pakistanis, Indians and Bangladeshis. There are approximately around 500,000 Bangladeshis who migrated in the United Kingdom from Bangladesh since 1972 where the majority is from Sylhet. Being a part of the Bengali Community I started to build relationships with the local individuals and get familiar with ‘Their Stories’. Thus, form above it appears that the main endeavour of the majority to move into UK was to earn foreign currency and prevent poverty. Although I do have a dissimilar purpose for voyage but eventually I have realised that I have become a part of this process and thus become an East-Ender.

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