History of The Chittagong Hills Tracts.

Brief history of the Chittagong Hills Tracts. The Chittagong Hill Tracts in the southeastern corner of Bangladesh is the homeland of 12 tribal hill peoples numbering about 600,000. Covering 5,093 square miles (10 percent of the country) and rising as high as 10,000 feet in places, the hill ranges contain limited cultivable land, most of… Read More

Description of Chakma Phonology.

Description of Chakma Phonology: Surabhi BHARATI, The English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad, India & Susanta BARDHAN, Burdwan University, India. The paper aims at describing the phonology of Chakma, a Tibeto-Burman language spoken by indigeneous communities scattered over a large area in the North-Eastern part of India such as the south western part of Mizoram,… Read More

Abduction of Kalpana Chakma

A recent case is the kidnapping of Kalpana Chakma, Organising Secretary of the Hill Women Federation. Kalpana Chakma (23) was abducted from her home in Lallyagona Village, Baghaichari Thana, Rangamati District, allegedly by a group of armed plainclothed security personnel on the night of 11 to 12 June 1996, just hours before the parliamentary elections.… Read More