Ethnicity of Chakma and Tongchangya.

The following article was published in Journal of Applied Science & Social Science, Vol. II, No I. March –April 2011 (ISSN 2229 3205) By Rupak Debnath Chakmas are the major ethnic group in the Chittagong Hill Tracts; outside the Hill Tracts, there are Chakmas in Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh. Tanchangyas number less than one-… Read More

Excerpt from Sneha Kumar Chakma’s memorandum to CHADIGANG CONFERERNCE – Amsterdam 10 – 11 October 1986.

When World War II virtually ended in favour of the allies, the British government decided to abdicate sovereignty of India with a pledge to give the Muslims a home land – Pakistan. Lord Wavell sat in conference at Simla to accord an Interim Government – July, 1945. Finding independence and partition of India inevitable, the… Read More