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Chakma: Chakmas and Their Lives
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Chakma Identity in Arunachal Pradesh

The first part of this article gives an overview of who the Chakmas are, their homeland, and their identity. The second part examines the reasons why the Chakmas left the Chittagong Hill Tracts and migrated to India. The third part outlines their religion and traditions, and discusses …

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Sengupta, Monimalika, “Chakma: Chakmas and Their Lives”, in: Brill’s Encyclopedia of the Religions of the Indigenous People of South Asia Online, Marine Carrin (Editor-in-Chief), Michel Boivin, Gérard Toffin, Paul Hockings, Raphaël Rousseleau, Tanka Subba, Harald Lambs-Tyche (Section Editors). Consulted online on 06 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2665-9093_BERO_COM_032029>
First published online: 2019



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