Achik-Mande manifestation: a cultural reflection of Garo community
AuthorMostofa, Rifat Ara
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Among all the different groups Garo is one of the major tribes of Bangladesh. They are mainly refugees from Mongolia to this region through Tibet. They also live in The Indian State of Meghalaya. The present population of Garo community is near half a million among the worldand the total population of Garo in Bangladesh is 25000. The Garo tribe mainly lives in the northeast part of Bangladesh which covers Mymensingh, Haluaghat, Dhobaura, Netrokona, Dinajpur, Jamalpur, Nalitabari, Shanamganj, Modhupur. The culture and lifestyle of this tribe is very unique and interesting, though they are now highly influenced by the mainstream society and are also not much aware of the new technologies and advancement. This project aims to reflect their culture and aspiration through architecture which can help in building the scale of the community and also improve their condition.