Chak people

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The Chaks
Languages
Sak language[1]
Religion
Theravada Buddhism

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

History[edit]

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]

References[edit]

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