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Chatrik
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Chatric
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Chatric
Chatric (India)
Coordinates: 24°57′23″N94°37′10″E / 24.95639°N 94.61944°E / 24.95639; 94.61944 Coordinates: 24°57′23″N94°37′10″E / 24.95639°N 94.61944°E / 24.95639; 94.61944
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Government
  Type Panchayati raj (India)
  Body Gram panchayat
Population
  Total854
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Chatric tui)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy76.94%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Phungyar
Website manipur.gov.in

Chatric also known as Siyang is a village located southeast of [Kamjong] in Kamjong district, Manipur state, India.The village is about 80 kilometers from Ukhrul and is partially connected by Ukhrul-Kamjong State highway. The village is flanked by Chamu in the north, Chahong village in the south, the Chindwin river (Myanmar) in the east and Chahong in the west. Chatric is an Indian border village with Myanmar. Locally, the inhabitants speak Chatric tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family. The village is divided into two major parts with separate settlements; Chatric Khullen and Chatric Khunou.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [1] Chatric has 142 households with the total of 854 people of which 445 are male and 405 are female. Of the total population, 117 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 919 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 74.22% which is lower than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 80.72% while female literacy rate was 66.95%.

People and occupation

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. All of the inhabitants are Christians. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. The village has a large span of natural forest stretching till the international border with Myanmar. The village is also well known in the district for the supply of fresh water fish abundantly made available in the local market. [2] The village is also famous for Sivathei (King Chilli). It is learnt that Sivathei which has unique taste from other variety of Chilli, is originated from Chatric. The villagers depends mostly on forest resources. Being a remote village, the inhabitants are deprived of good transportation system. The inter village road constructed under PMGSY most often fails to meet the transportation requirements. [3] The villagers also has to depend on solar lamps and traditional light source due to poor electricity connectivity. [4]

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References

  1. "Chatric population". Census 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. "Chatric fish". Nagaland post. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  3. "Inter village road to Chatric". e-pao. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  4. "Importance of Solar lamps for Chatric". e-pao. Retrieved 11 October 2015.