Arakan Muslims Kheouk or Headman appointed to the charge of Division

By Aman Ullah Arakan Muslims Kheouk or Headman appointed to the charge of Division By Aman Ullah On April 26, 1826, the then Sub Commissioner of Arakan sent a report to the George Swinton Esquire, Secretary to Government in the Secret and Political Department Fort William, on the cultures and inhabitants of Arakan. According to […]

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The Modern from of Arakan is Derived from Arabic ( Noya cokól ór Arakan Arob ottú aiccé)

The Modern form of Arakan is Derived from Arabic By Aman Ullah “The modern form of Arakan said to be derived from the Arabic ‘Al-Rakhang’” …Professor Hodivala “Arekadesa could also be read Anekadesa”….Dr. Pamela Gutman Pamela Gutman was born in Adelaide, South Australia. Her tertiary education was at the University of Vienna, where she studied German, […]

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The Etymology of Arakan (once an independent country)

Aman Ullah RB History April 23, 2015 Arakan is the North-western region of the Union of Burma. It is a narrow mountainous strip of land with 360 miles costal belt from the Bay of Bengal. It covers an area of about 20, 000 sq. miles. It is now reduced to 14,200 sq. miles. Arakan is […]

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Muslim Poets in the Court of Medieval Arakan (2)

Muslim Poets in the Court of Medieval Arakan (2) By Aman Ullah POET ALAOL The poet Alaol was the most prominent of all the poets of Roshang, in fact he was one of the greatest Bengali poets of the 17th century, and some scholars say that he was Rabindranath Thakur of the 17th century. From […]

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Muslim Poets in the Court of Medieval Arakan (1)

Muslim Poets in the Court of Medieval Arakan (1) By Aman Ullah One of the prominent features of socio-cultural history of Arakan in the 17th century was the extensive Muslim influence on the Arakan society, which was not an outcome of some sudden occurrences. It was a result of an age-long intercourse between Arakan and […]

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