Ethnic People of Bangladesh (Class 8 English)

Ethnic group means one kind of tribe or community of people. They are different from us. Their religion is different from ours. They are a very important part of the culture of our country. They have different cultures and traditions.

Their clothes, jewelry, cooking, and eating habit are different from ours. Several ethnic groups live in Bangladesh. Among the ethnic people, the most well-known are the Chakma, the Marma, the Tipperary, the Hajang, the Gator, the Manipuri, and the Santal.

The majority of those people live in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. Some of them live in some regions of Mymensingh, Rajshahi, Bhola, and Sylhet.

They practice Jhum cultivation

By religion, they are Hindus, Christians, or Buddhists. They speak their own mother tongue. Ethnic People of Bangladesh have some common characteristics, they have their own lifestyles.

They build their houses on bamboo or wooden platforms. Rice is their staple food. Men wear lungi and women wear this or sarongs and angles.

Women weave their own clothes generally. Hunting and fishing are their favorite pastimes. They are fond of songs, music, dances, theatre, and fairs.

Traditional musical instruments used are bugles made from buffalo horns, drums bamboo flutes. Wrestling is a popular sport for them. Ethnic people play an important role in our culture and tradition.

The ethnic people have their own culture, tradition, and language. But most of them have no written form of their language. In the near past and even today, they are facing many problems living in hills because many Bangalee landless farmers have been settled there.
The new settling started displacing the ethnic people from their land which led to insurgency among the ethnic people. The government signed a Peace Accord in 1997 with the Hill people promising resolution of their grief.
Many of the ethnic people of Bangladesh still lead primitive life but some of them acquired modernity. They are receiving higher education although the scope is little because of their poor socio-economic condition.

Class 8 English Assignment Solution 2021

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