It seems that our neighbors, the bigger communities are being mobilized by racial thoughts. The father of the nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's secular thinking, non-racial and inclusive perspectives are being blacked out by his successors. The indigenous people are afraid most of the times, they are living in fear.
The tribal children learn their first words in Bangla, which is not their mother tongue. And it seems there is nobody in this country to speak for them.
We are bullied (by men) when we walk down the streets. Especially the fair skinned tribal (women) like us are facing this trouble the most. On the streets, we are being frowned upon with nonsense words (like chang, chung), we are being teased, taunted and distracted. Do they know how much it hurts us?
They get a wage of Taka 30 (35 US Cents) after the days hard work. In the early morning they start to pluck tea leaves and fill the bamboo buckets and continue till the evening and takes them to the factory. [..] The price of tea has increased day by day, but their benefits and wages haven't.
The blogger says:
“Can you wipe out the indigenous population by wiping the name?”
[..] After living hundreds of years together, the Bengalis and the indigenous people could not be friends.