Why India's Biggest Border Dispute Might Be Over

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Why India's Biggest Border Dispute Might Be Over

Indian and Bangladesh may have finally resolved a major problem along their shared border. Here's how it will affect those who live there.

For nearly 70 years, India and Bangladesh have been facing one of the world's weirdest territorial disputes. Essentially Bangladesh and India overlap and weave in and out of each other's borders, creating territories within territories within territories - or enclaves.

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In fact, there were 162 of these "enclaves." Which has caused many problems for residents.. But now a treaty may resolve this decades old issue. So what does this actually mean for the people that live there?

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