The claim "Rohingya is a Bengali dialect" cannot be meaningfully proven due to difficulties in defining what constitutes a dialect and what constitutes a language. But it is safe to say "Rohingya is a member of a dialect continuum that includes Bengali".
Rohingya is classified as a part of Bengali-Assamese languages. As such, it ...
The ultimate source(s) of the numbers can be easily found in the Wikipedia article (which is well referenced):
A doctor at a rehabilitation centre in Dhaka reported 170,000 abortions of pregnancies caused by the rapes, and the births of 30,000 war babies during the first three months of 1972. Dr. Geoffrey Davis, an Australian doctor and abortion ...
We obviously cannot know the future, but on what analysis is the minister's statement based?
The following was stated in the Bangladesh Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan of 2008:
If sea level rise is higher than currently
expected, and coastal polders are not strengthened
and/or new ones built, six to eight million people
could be displaced ...
It is related to the Chittagonian language spoken in the neighboring southeastern Chittagong Division of Bangladesh
See also the 1799 article A Comparative Vocabulary of Some of the Languages Spoken in the Burma Empire. Asiatic Researches 5: 219-240
See also number 62 here: http://www.ethnologue.com/18/map/MM_c/
and see this map http:...