Chak people

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The Chaks
Sak language[1]
Theravada Buddhism

The Chaks (Bengali: চাক), are a community inhabiting the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh and also in Burma.


The Chaks entered the Chittagong Hill Tracts in the 14th century after their kingdom was overrun by the Arakanese. Still there are Chaks living in Arakan.[2]


  1. ^ Ethnologue
  2. ^ Saradindu Shekhar Chakma (2006). Ethnic Cleansing in Chittagong Hill Tracts. Dhaka: Ankur Prakashani. p. 38. OCLC 762756954.