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Ngainga

Ngaimu
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Ngainga
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Ngainga
Ngainga (India)
Coordinates: 25°08′43″N94°19′26″E / 25.14528°N 94.32389°E / 25.14528; 94.32389 Coordinates: 25°08′43″N94°19′26″E / 25.14528°N 94.32389°E / 25.14528; 94.32389
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total2,881
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Meitei)
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest cityUkhrul
Literacy92.22%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyChingai
Website manipur.gov.in

Ngainga also called Ngaimu is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is approximately 17 kilometers from Ukhrul. As per 2011 census, [1] the village has a total of 267 households with 2881 persons of which 964 are male while 917 are female. Of the total population, 323 are in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 1015 female per 1000 male which is higher than the state's average of 930. The literacy rate of the village is 92.22%. Neighbouring villages of Ngainga are Seikhor, Tolloi, Phalee Somdal and Tuinem. Ngainga is the birthplace of Luingamla who was shot dead on 24 January 1986 by Indian army personnel for resisting their attempt to rape her. [2]

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 people, 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.

Talui Village in Manipur, India

Talui is the second biggest township in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. According to 2011 census, Talui has 820 households with the total population of 4296 of which 2232 were male and 2064 female. It is a beautiful township situated at an altitude 3500 ft. above the sea level. It is surrounded by four mountain ranges. On the north is the Torei Kaphung, on the east is the Nilai Kaphung, on the west is the Malew Kaphung and on the south is the Ngainga Kaphung. Neighboring villages of Tolui are Ngainga, Halang, Phungcham Hoomi and Somdal.

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Religion

Ngainga is one of the Tangkhul villages that embraced Christianity very early. For this, the villagers got access to western education right from the coming of Christian missionaries to Ukhrul district. Majority of the inhabitants are Christians. As per 2011 census, the literacy rate of the village stood at 92.22% which is higher than the state's average of 76.94%.

Christianity is an Abrahamic monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth. Its adherents, known as Christians, believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and savior of all people, whose coming as the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament and chronicled in the New Testament. It is the world's largest religion with over 2.4 billion followers.

Ukhrul district district in Manipur, India

Ukhrul is a district in the north eastern state of Manipur in India. It lies about 84 kilometres (52 mi) north east of Imphal.

Christians people who adhere to Christianity

Christians are people who follow or adhere to Christianity, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. The words Christ and Christian derive from the Koine Greek title Christós (Χριστός), a translation of the Biblical Hebrew term mashiach (מָשִׁיחַ).

People and occupation

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. Ngainga is well known in the district for its scenic beauty. [3]

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References

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  3. "A case study on Ngainga" (PDF). Kalpavriksh. Retrieved 20 August 2015.