CHT Accord | The Daily Star
  • 20 years of CHT Accord

    It has been 20 years since the Accord was penned between the Shanti Bahini and the government of Bangladesh, but still one hears a murmur of frustration in the Hills over the fact that not all the provisos of the Accord have been fully implemented.

  • 20 years of the elusive CHT Accord

    The Chittagong Hill Tracts Accord (CHT Accord), signed in 1997 with the promise to end armed conflict and grant a host of benefits to the indigenous Jumma people in the south-eastern region of Bangladesh, has rather increased tension in the last 20 years.

  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina talks on ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

    PM for changing marginalised people’s fate

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina stresses changing the fate of marginal people for the country’s overall socio-economic development.

  • Call to set roadmap for CHT accord’s implementation

    The government must set a definite road map for effective implementation of Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Peace Accord and eliminate frustrations of the region’s people, speakers at a discussion said today.

  • 18 years and not done yet!

    Today is the 18th anniversary of the CHT Accord, and it is pathetic to hear the tribal leaders still lamenting its non fulfillment in toto.

  • Why a roadmap is of utmost importance

    The CHT crisis is both a national as well as a political problem. Hence, for the greatest interest of the nation, there is no alternative but to fully implement the CHT Accord.