Pankhuya

The Pankhuya are a community inhabiting the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh with a population of Appx 5000 in Bangladesh. The Pankhuya live in Barkal in Rangamati Hill District .

Though the Lushai and Pankhuya are identified as separate tribes, they are culturally very close to each other. Though the Luseis do not understand Pankho language, the latter understand the Lusei language. Both the tribes are known for their bravery, honesty and truthfulness. Merry Christmas is their biggest festival and they mainly live on jhum cultivation.