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Mr. Paritosh Chakma and Mr. Arun Kanti Chakma

On 22 September 2012 Bangladesh army backed Muslim settlers attacked indigenous Buddhist people in Rangamati. When the indigenous people counter attacked in self defence Bangladesh army took side with the Muslim settlers. 76 indigenous people were injured and numerous indigenous properties were destroyed. Mr Paritosh Chakma (left) Chairman of Babuchara Union Parishad and Mr Arun Kanti Chakma (right) Chairman of Magban Union Parishad.


Bengali settlers attack indigenous people Longadu

On 16 May 2001 some unidentified miscreants kidnapped a settler named Rabiul (28) in Longadu area . On 21 May 2001 the Muslim settlers blocked several passenger ferries at Longadu and attacked the indigenous passengers who were travelling to Rangamati. The indigenous people had to take refuge in the local police station for their safety and travel to Rangamati under police escort.


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