Mog people

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The Mog are the Arakanese descendants who live in the Indian state of Tripura.[1][2]

They are the Arakanese descendants who live in the Indian state of Tripura since the Arakan kingdom's control over Tripura in the 16th centuries. Arakanese descendants living in present-day Bangladesh are known as Magh or Marma people.

In 1951 they numbered 3,789; and by 1971 there were 13,273 Mog in Tripura.In Tripura as per 2001 Census Mogs are 30,385 persons. Their major concentrations are at Subroom and Belonia.[3][need quotation to verify] In 2010, its population is estimated to be 32,000.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tribal Research Institute, Tribal Welfare Department, Government of Triura, INDIA". www.tritripura.in.
  2. ^ http://www.ttaadc.nic.in/people8.html
  3. ^ Gan-Chaudhuri, Jagadis. Tripura: The Land and its People. (Delhi: Leeladevi Publications, 1980) p. 10