Why the Indigenous Jumma peoples took arms in CHT?

–John Tripura

During the 1971 liberation period around 300,000 Bangladeshi women were raped, tortured, murdered and sexually harassed by the Pakistani occupation army with the support of Bihari and Razakar militias. And after nine months of the war of independence with Pakistan, Bangladesh emerged as an independent state on 16 December 1971. Soon after the Pakistani army withdrew from Bangladesh, the Mukti Bahini (liberation forces of Bangladesh) went on the rampage against the indigenous people in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT). Continue reading “Why the Indigenous Jumma peoples took arms in CHT?”