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Welcome to Rashed Chowdhury's user page!



On the WebEdit

Blog: Notes on Religion


I'm an active participant of the Belarusian version of Wikipedia.

Articles I've startedEdit

Countries I've Lived in or VisitedEdit


Some subnational regions I've lived in




beБеларуская мовародная мова гэтага ўдзельніка ці гэтай удзельніцы.
cs-1Tento uživatel má základní znalosti češtiny.
bnবাংলা এই ব্যবহারকারীর মাতৃভাষা
fr-3Cet utilisateur peut contribuer avec un niveau avancé de français.
hi-1इस सदस्य को हिन्दी भाषा का प्रारम्भिक स्तर का ज्ञान है।
ruРусскийродной язык этого участника.
ar-2هذا المستخدم يستطيع المساهمة بالعربية بمستوى متوسط.
la-1Hic usor simplici latinitate contribuere potest.
pl-1Ten użytkownik posługuje się językiem polskim na poziomie podstawowym.
tr-1Bu kullanıcı Türkçeyi düşük düzeyde anlıyor.
uk-1Користувач може робити внесок українською мовою на початковому рівні.


GodThis user believes in God.
 This user is a Muslim.
This user intends to do Hajj.
 This user is interested in religion.
 This user is interested in religion as a metaphysical or theological phenomenon.
 This user is interested in religion as an anthropological and historical phenomenon.
 This user is interested in issues related to religious pluralism.
 This user is interested in pilgrimages.
respect This user respects others' religions and realises not all people wish to follow the same path.
  This user prays.
 This user believes that
life is good.
This user maintains a blog at Notes on Religion.

My Background and Stuff I LikeEdit

 This user is from Earth.
 This user is from Belarus.
 This user is of Bangladeshi ancestry.
  This user is a male contributor.
AThis user is an adult.
 This user remembers using
a rotary dial telephone.
 This user is a Wikipedian in Canada.
 This user has visited 2 of the 10 provinces and 3 territories of Canada.2
 This user's Canada includes Québec. 
 This user is a Wikipedian in Quebec.
 This user is car-free. 
  This user prefers warm weather.
 This user loves the Spring.
 This user loves the Autumn.
 This user loves rainy days.
  This user loves to walk by the moon.
 This user likes foggy days.
 This user is old enough to remember what a typewriter is, and that's all you need to know.
 This user is of Eurasian ancestry. 
Slavic This user is of Slavic ancestry.
 This user is of multiple ancestries.
sibs-0This user is an only child on their mother's side.
 This user is married.
This user does not smoke.
 This user is short-sighted.
  This user is mixed-handed.  
 This user is a Gemini.
 This user was born in the Year of the Monkey.
40YThis Wikipedian was born on 13 June 1980 and is 40 years, 5 months, and 23 days old.
20This user was born in the 20th century.
80sThis user is a child of the 80s.
This user has set foot in 3 continents of the world.
This user has set foot in 12 countries of the world.
This user uses a
Shaving brush.
 This user is interested in flags and emblems.
 This user is interested in maps.
 This user is interested in philately.
This user is interested in geopolitics.
 This user is notaphilist
 This user remembers VHS. ±
 This user is interested in architecture.
 This user is interested in Islamic architecture.
 This user enjoys cooking.
 This user enjoys photography.
 This user enjoys Fado.
This user loves
 This user is a railfan.
 This user wants to visit Antarctica.
 This user has visited 11 of the 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.11
This user has visited 6 of the 27 EU Member States.
  This user is a member of the National Geographic Society.
  This user loves to go camping.
 This user is an Anglophile.
 This user is a former member of the worldwide family of Scouts.
 This user enjoys reading the newspaper.
 This user is informed by The New York Times.
 This user is informed by The Globe and Mail.
EThis user reads The Economist.
TThis user reads Time Magazine.
MThis user reads Maclean's.
 This user loves documentaries.
 This user is a bibliophile.
  This user enjoys reading almost anything
 This user reads science fiction.
 This user enjoys the works of Isaac Asimov.
 This user enjoys the works of Larry Niven.
This user knows who the true Father of Science Fiction is.
This user enjoys the works of
J. R. R. Tolkien.
 This user likes Sherlock Holmes.
 This user is a fan of Dune.
Melange This user believes that the spice must flow.
  This user is a Harry Potter fan.
This user loves writing, but can hardly find the time to do so.
MAGAZINEThis user has had their work published in a magazine.
 This user has a television set.
NTSCThis user's television receives NTSC/NTSC-variant transmissions, or lives in a region where they are broadcast.
This user's TV service provider is a pair of rabbit ears.
CBMTThis user watches CBC Television in Montreal.
CTVThis user watches CTV.
This user dislikes commercials that happen during TV shows and movies and finds them annoying

No Laugh Track This user prefers sitcoms without the laugh track.
FrasierThis user doesn't know what to do with those tossed salads and scrambled eggs... they're calling again!
DThis user watches
CThis user watches
The Colbert Report.
STAR TREKRashed is a fan of Star Trek: The Next Generation.TNG
J!This user phrases responses in the form of a question.
 This user is drug-free.
 This user plays Risk.
 This user enjoys music by Antonio Vivaldi.
 This user listens to World Music
 This user enjoys classical music.
 This user enjoys klezmer.
 This user thinks Iranian rock is cool!
 This user is nocturnal. 
 This user has never left the Northern Hemisphere.
 This user comes from Montreal.
 This user belongs to Y chromosome DNA haplogroup.H1
 This user spends far too much time editing their user page.
 This user needs more userboxes. MORE, I tell you, more!!! Muhahaha!


GThis user is a student or alumnus of Grinnell College.
 This user is a graduate student in history.
BAThis user has a Bachelor of Arts degree in International relations.
MAThis user has a Master of Arts degree in Islamic studies.

Where I StandEdit

 This user supports the United Nations.
  This user believes in a two-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.  
  This user supports the independence of Palestine.
 This user is proud to be a European.
  This user supports EU enlargement.    
 This user wants Belarus
to join the EU.
 This user supports a British federal state, not mere devolution. 
  This user supports the ban on smoking in public places.
 This user wants to stop
global warming.
 This user supports sustainable living.
 This user's safety and liberty are threatened by all firearms.
 This user knows that there are
654,965 reasons why the
2003 invasion of Iraq was wrong.
  This user is a monarchist.
  This user believes it is every citizen's duty to assess every candidate and abstain from voting if none is found fit for office, unless he or she wants to vote anyway.
 This user opposes racism and admires Malcolm X and Martin Luther King. 
  This user prefers that the death penalty be used very sparingly.
MSFThis user supports Médecins Sans Frontières.
  This user is against smoking.
This user supports protection of the environment.
This user admires the tropical rainforests.

 This user hopes we can Save the Amazon Rainforest.
 This user supports sustainable living.
 This user supports Citizen Media.
 This user supports
renewable energy.
 This user identifies as a centrist.

 This user supports flat taxes.
 This user is against communism.
  This user supports recycling.
 This user doesn't like Nazis.
This user supports the Canadian Crown.
  This user wishes that France will become a Constitutional Monarchy.
  This user supports the
Union for the Mediterranean.
NATOThis user supports NATO.

  This user opposes Imperialism.
 This user supports
universal health care.
Life This user is Pro-Life
 This user supports independence for the Catalan Countries.

  This user supports the independence of Greenland.
  This user recognizes the independence of Kosovo.
  This user is overjoyed with the independence of Montenegro.
  This user supports the unification of Flanders and the Netherlands.
 This user supports the independence of Sandžak.
This user supports Scottish independence.
  This user supports the independence of Taiwan.
  This user supports the independence of Tibet.
  This user supports the independence of Wales.
  This user supports the independence of West Papua.
  This user is in favour of EU enlargement in a westerly direction.
 This user scored 65% on the Palestinian Refugees Quiz.
This user supports peace, freedom, dignity and mutual respect for all in the Middle East.
 This user thinks Vladimir Putin is a dictator.
 ' This User Believes the headscarf ban in Turkey should be lifted.
 This user supports the independence of Sealand.
  This user believes that The Red Dragon should be included in the Union Jack.
  This user says, "Who you calling an 'illegal immigrant', Pilgrim?!"
"Mission Accomplished"This user knows today is the 6428th day since the declaration of Mission Accomplished in Iraq.
 This user supported Barack Obama for President in 2008 and 2012.
This user thinks
Morgan Tsvangirai is a hero.
 This user believes that all men are created equal.
  This user supports the independence of the Basque Country.
  This user supports a free Burma.

History InterestsEdit

 This user is a history buff.
 This user is interested in their local history.

This user is interested in the
history of the Cold War.
 This user is interested in the Crusades.
 This user is interested in the Napoleonic Wars. 
 This user is interested in World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945). 
 This user is interested in the Vietnam War.
 This user is interested in ancient civilizations.
 This user is interested in Islamic civilizations.
 This user is interested in
Ancient Egypt.
 This user is interested in
Ancient Israel.
 This user is interested in the Byzantine Empire.
 This user is interested in Carthage.
 This user is interested in Ancient Rome.
 This user is interested in the British Empire.
 This user is interested in the Ottoman Empire
 This user is interested in the Habsburg Empire. 
This user is interested in the Mongol Empire.
 This user is interested in the History of the Balkans.
 This user loves the history of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.
 This user is interested in modern Czech history. 
 This user is interested in the History of France.
 This user is interested in the history of Pakistan.
 This user is interested in Russia and is capable of speaking in a Russian accent.
 This user is interested in the
Russian Revolution.
 This user is interested in the Romanov dynasty
 This user is interested in the
History of New England.
 This user is interested in the
Middle Ages.
This user is interested in the Renaissance period.
 This user is interested in Central European history.
 This user is interested in the Napoleonic era.
This user is interested in the life and times of Julius Caesar.
 This user is interested in the life and times of Alexander the Great.
This user is interested in the life and times of Peter the Great.

English Grammar and UsageEdit

enThis user supports the
English English language.
CAThis user uses
Canadian English spelling.
 This user is not British, but can speak with a British accent.
 This user employs a more formal style of writing in articles than in talk pages.
theyThis user considers singular they standard, modern, informal English usage, so avoids it on Wikipedia.
snkdThis user says sneaked.
to¦goThis user chooses to sometimes use split infinitives.
byThe passive voice may be used by this user.
…in.Ending a sentence with a preposition is something that this user is okay with.
Regarding gender, this user will use the vernacular, not what is politically correct.
whomThis user insists upon using whom wherever it is called for, and fixes the errors of whomever they see.
which & that This user joins with Dickens, Melville, and other great writers[1] in rejecting the canard that which may not be used for restrictive relative clauses.
less & fewerThis user understands the difference between less & fewer.
This user understands the difference between using "than" and "then."
You and MeThis user thinks that if you believe it is incorrect to use "you and me" as the object of a sentence, a little talk needs to be had by you and me...
Subj This user prefers that the subjunctive mood be used. Were this user you, he would use it.
“,;:’This user is a punctuation stickler.
. TheThis user does not put two spaces after a full stop.
itsThis user understands the difference between its (of it) and it's (it is or it has).
’sThi's user know's that not every word that end's with s need's an apostrophe and will remove misused apostrophe's from Wikipedia with extreme prejudice.
"…"?This user thinks "British punctuation is best for quotation marks". Do you?
;This user is addicted to semicolons; they use them frequently.


 This user supports the Bangladeshi cricket team.
This user enjoys the events that unfold in the FIFA World Cup.
Bring on 2022!
TORThis user is a fan of
Toronto FC


This user has a pet cat.
  This user likes squirrels.
 This user's favourite animal is the chimpanzee.
 This user thinks sheep are cute.

Computers and the InternetEdit

  This user uses Google Maps.
BThis user keeps a weblog at Blogger as Notes on Religion.
 This user uses Google as a primary search engine.
GThis user prefers Google over Yahoo.Y
 This user uses Wikipedia as a primary point of reference.
This user uses Gmail as a primary email service.
 This user contributes using Firefox.
 This user uses Windows Vista.
This user prefers Windows computers and is frustrated by Macs.
 This user contributes using a laptop.
 This user contributes using a wireless connection.
 This user still remembers these.


حلالThis user observes the dietary laws of Halal.
This user would rather eat
organic food
than tampered-with food
  This user is an omnivore.
 This user eats cheese.
 This user loves to eat fries, or chips.
 This user eats poutine.
 This user loves sausages.
 This user eats bananas.
  This user eats cantaloupes.
 This user loves to eat cucumbers.
 This user eats
 This user eats Figs.
 This user loves lychees.
 This user enjoys a little red pepper with their meals.
 This user eats raspberries.
 This user eats strawberries.
 This user eats tomatoes.
 This user eats watermelon.
 This user eats eggplant.
 This user eats potatoes.
 This user is ambivalent about potato skins

 This user eats salad.
 This user eats spinach.
 This user eats chicken.
  This user eats sushi.
 This user loves hamburgers.
 This user loves döner kebab.
 This user eats steak.
 This user eats chocolate.
 This user likes pie.
 This user drinks hot chocolate.
 This user drinks Ovaltine.
 This user drinks milk.
 This user proudly drinks
 This user drinks rice milk.
 This user exercises regularly and drinks a lot of water to stay hydrated.
  This user drinks tap water regularly.
 This user drinks coffee.
 This user takes his/her coffee with two creams and three sugars.
 This user prefers brewing coffee by a French press.
 This user drinks Turkish coffee.
 This user drinks cappuccino.
 This user drinks latte.
  This user prefers fair trade coffee.
 This user drinks bubble tea.
 This user would rather drink tea than coffee.
 This user drinks green tea.
  This user drinks mint tea (Touareg Tea).
 This user drinks rooibos (redbush) tea.
 This user drinks mate.
CokeThis user likes to drink Coke on occasion
C2H5OH-0This user is a non-drinker.
 This user eats at McDonald's
 This user likes
Starbucks Coffee.
 This user eats at SUBWAY and eats fresh.
This user loves
Chinese food.
 This user loves
Indian food.
 This user loves
Italian cuisine.
 This user loves
Japanese food.
 This user likes to eat
Thai food.