Reflection of the Santal Rebellion and the situations of the indigenous peoples of Bangladesh

–John Tripura

On June 30 of this year is going to be celebrated the161 anniversary of the Santal rebellion Day which is also commonly known as “Santal Hul”. Even after 161 years, the Santal indigenous peoples from Bangladesh and India still today remember their legacy and celebrate the “Hul Festival” every year for their glorious incident of 1855 against the British Colonization. They remember and worship their leaders – Sidhu-Kanhu-Chand-Bhoirob-Phulo and Jhano. Santal rebellion was one of the most memorable and landmarks in the history of Colonial rule. Continue reading “Reflection of the Santal Rebellion and the situations of the indigenous peoples of Bangladesh”

Come back soon Kalpona

–John Tripura

I was listening to a song on Kalpona Chakma the song was “O Kalpana Jadi ai na hudu galay” (O Kalpana where are you come back soon). But the question arises whether she will back again? If so, when? I have never seen Kalpana Chakma and I don’t know much about her. As the 12 June is coming closer I was just reflecting on Kalpana Chakma incident and trying to study on her issue with snippet information that I have with me. Kalpana Chakma — the fearless Continue reading “Come back soon Kalpona”