Mog people

Mog people

The Mog are the Arakanese descendants who live in the Indian state of Tripura since the Arakan kingdom's control over Tripura in the 16th centuries. Arakanese descendanst living in present-day Bangladesh are known as Magh or Marma people.

In 1951 they numbered 3,789; and by 1971 there were 13,273 Mog in Tripura.[1] In 2010, its population is estimated to be 32,000. [2]

References

  1. ^ Gan-Chaudhuri, Jagadis. Tripura: The Land and its People. (Delhi: Leeladevi Publications, 1980) p. 10
  2. ^ "Rakhine people in India". http://www.joshuaproject.net/peoples.php?peo3=13207. Retrieved 2010-07-22. 

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