“Arakha-de-sha” [အာရကေဒသွ်] (the land of Arakan)
Arakan[အာရကန္]The land that is known as A by the foreigners is called ‘Rakhaing-pray’ [ရခုိင္ျပည္]by itsown peoples, Rakhaing-thars(Arakanese) [ရခုိင္သား]. The word “Arakan” was a derivation of theancient word “Arakha-de-sha” [အာရကေဒသွ်] (the land of Arakan) which is found in lineforty of Anandachandrainscriptions of Shitethaung pillar.rakan
Rakhapura[ရကပူရ]Rakhapura [ရကပူရ] is the former name of Rakhaing-pray [ရခုိင္ျပည္]. Arakanese people today do not use the term ‘Rakhapura’ to mention theirland. But, every Arakanese love the word “Rakhapura” [ရကပူရ] as theyassume that it is a unique word for only Arakanese in this universe. It canalso be found in both classical and modern Arakanese plays, poetry andsongs.Both Rakhapura and Rakhaing-pay means the land that is owned andinhabited by the Arakanese.Rakhaing[ရခုိင္] According to the Arakanese chronicles, the word ‘Rakhaing’ [ရခုိင္] wasoriginated from Rakhapura [ရကပူရ] and it means the original inhabitants of Rakhapura [ရကပူရ]. Arakhadesha[အာရကေဒသွ်] >Rakhasa[ရကသွ်] >Rakkha[ရက] >Rakkhaing[ရကၡိဳင္] >Rakhaing [ရခုိင္]
The Lost of Chittagong and Twelve Bengal Districts
when it wasunder the rule of the skilled and powerful kings, the country’s glory and fame kingdom, its nation and national identity, internal instability and dethroning of kings had happened very often in Arakanakan and sovereignty of the Arakan Kingdomwere lost on 31 December 1784 (7 waxing day of Pratho 1146 AE.) when itn Arakan is situated among Indiathe North, Burma in theepublic of Bangladesh in the West. ToEven though Arakan had reached zenith of power in the Bayhas steadily declined when it was succeeded and ruled by the unqualifiedkings. Chittagong and other districts of Bengal were invaded and occupied bythe Moghal in 1666 AD.
The Lost of Arakan Ki
After the Moghal invaded and annexed part of the Arakanese territoriesCourt. Taking opportunity in the overall weakness inside the country, theBurmese King U Wine violated the good-friendly neighbour’s ethics anddispatched his invading forces into Arakan in mid-November, 1784 andoccupied it by the end of 1784.The national independence of Arwas invaded and subjugated by the Burman King Maung Wyne. The people of Arakan became enslaved. The national flag hoisted in honour of the nation othe top of the Royal Assembly Hall was dropped. The dignity, the honour andthe prestige of the Rakhine asa FREE NATION hadterminated immediately afterloss of independence.
Area of Arakan inEast and People’s R the south, it extends up toHaigri Islands and is bounded