The Mahato are not the natives of the soil or autochthones, as it called of Bangladesh. A good number of Mahato have settled in RANGPUR, DINAJPUR, BOGRA, Shirajganj & RAJSHAHI districts.
The Mahato reveal their cultural life is a clear & vivid outline. Many tribal pockets have been existing in Bangladesh from time immemorial. Their culture steams have even infiltrated into the Hindu society. some features of tribal culture have in filtrated into Hinduism.
The Mahato speak Dravidian Mahato Language.They live on cultivation ,hunting.