Hatha, Ukhrul

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Hatha
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Hatha
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Hatha
Hatha (India)
Coordinates: 25°01′31″N94°17′13″E / 25.02528°N 94.28694°E / 25.02528; 94.28694 Coordinates: 25°01′31″N94°17′13″E / 25.02528°N 94.28694°E / 25.02528; 94.28694
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total 3,446
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Hatha tou)
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy 64.96%
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ukhrul
Website manipur.gov.in

Hatha is a small hamlet located south-west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 10 kilometers from Ukhrul via National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Hatha is flanked by Hungpung in the north, Ramva in the south, Shangshak in the east and Sirarakhong in the West. Locally, the inhabitants speak Hatha tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Ukhrul Place in Manipur, India

Ukhrul/Hunphun is a town in Ukhrul district in the state of Manipur, India. Ukhrul district is the home of the Tangkhul Naga. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ukhrul district. There are also four sub-divisions in the district for administering the villages in and around it. The villages, however, are governed by the 'village heads'.

Manipur State in North-east India

Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. It is bounded by Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south, and Assam to the west; Burma (Myanmar) lies to its east. The state covers an area of 22,327 square kilometres (8,621 sq mi) and has a population of almost 3 million, including the Meitei, who are the majority group in the state, The Pangals or The Pangans, Kuki, and Naga peoples, who speak a variety of Sino-Tibetan languages. Manipur has been at the crossroads of Asian economic and cultural exchange for more than 2,500 years. It has long connected the Indian subcontinent to Southeast Asia, China, Siberia, Micronesia and Polynesia, enabling migration of people, cultures, and religions.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [1] Hatha has 30 households with the total of 154 people of which 86 are male and 68 are female. Of the total population, 17 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 791 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 64.96%. Male literacy rate stands at 68.83% while female literacy rate was 60.00%.

People and occupation

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. Majority of the inhabitants are Christians. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. Hatha is one of the 44 villages considered likely to be affected as a catchment area when the Mapithel multi purpose project is finally functional. [2]

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References

  1. "Hatha population" (PDF). Census India. Retrieved 2015-10-09.
  2. "Affected villages". E-Pao. Retrieved 2015-09-20.