DHAKA, Bangladesh 

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Bangladesh may be in jeopardy as the function he was invited to has been postponed due to public health concerns.

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invited Modi as the chief guest at the inaugural session of the 100th birth anniversary of the country’s founding leader Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Dhaka on March 17.

“After the detection of coronavirus cases for the first time in the country, the government has decided to avoid any huge public gatherings and the inaugural session of Bangabandhu’s birth centenary has been postponed, so most of

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