Asia Research Brief #48 | Multiple Minority Modalities: Dialogical Identities of Bengali-Speaking Buddhists in India, Bangladesh, and Myanmar

In our latest Asia Research Brief, D. Mitra Barua (YCAR External Associate) shares his work on Bengali-speaking Buddhists found in India, Bangladesh and Myanmar. He suggests that their collective identity is dialogical, particularly because it is a minority group. He illustrates and explains how this ethno-religious minority had to negotiate their collective identity with their respective majority counterparts i.e., Bengali Muslims in Bangladesh, Bengali Hindus in India and Arakanese/Burmese Buddhists in Myanmar.

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