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Bangladesh: Fire Destroys Chakma King's Palace

Categories: South Asia, Bangladesh, Disaster, Indigenous

Wasfia Nazreen at Unheard Voices reports [1] that the Royal Palace of Chakma Circle Chief, Raja Devasish Roy, was burnt to the ground [2] last Wednesday. The Chakmas [3] are an indigenous community that inhabits the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh and the North-East region of India.