BENGALI

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 Bengali (বাঙালি )

Name: Mohamed Yiso

Age: 84

From: Mingala

Job: Trader

 

Population: approx. 250.000

Religion: Islam Sunni

History: Original inhabitants of Bay of Bengal. Belong to the family of Indo-Aryans.

Before the British colony, much of what today is Rahkine State and Cox’s Bazaar in Bangladesh belonged to the same kingdom, the Arakan. In general, the Bengalis are proud people, highly ambitious and always striving for excellence.

You can find them in Arakan State, in the Ayeyarwady Delta and in many interior areas of the country.