Ningchou

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Ningchou
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Ningchou
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Ningchou
Ningchou (India)
Coordinates: 24°45′03″N94°29′59″E / 24.75083°N 94.49972°E / 24.75083; 94.49972 Coordinates: 24°45′03″N94°29′59″E / 24.75083°N 94.49972°E / 24.75083; 94.49972
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total417
Languages
  Official Tangkhul Ningchou tui
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy99.45%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Phungyar
Website manipur.gov.in

Ningchou is a village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Kamjong sub division. Ningchou is connected by Ukhrul-Kamjong state highway. The village is flanked by Patbung in the west, Nambisha in the south, Kongkan in the east and Kamjong in the north. Locally, the inhabitants speak Ningchou dialect that belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family. Some researchers are of the view that the dialect spoken by the inhabitants has some affinity to that of the Koireng tribe. [1]

Ukhrul Place in Manipur, India

Ukhrul/Hunphun is a town in the state of Manipur, India. Ukhrul is the home of the Tangkhul Naga. It is the administrative headquarter 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; 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, Naga tribes, Kuki/Zo tribes and other communities, 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.

Kamjong Village in Manipur, India

Kamjong is a village located southeast of Ukhrul in Kamjong district, Manipur state, India. Kamjong is also one of the sub-divisional headquarters of Ukhrul district. The village is about 80 kilometers from Ukhrul and is connected by Ukhrul-Kamjong State highway. This divisional headquarter is flanked by Langli in the north, Bungpa in the south, the Phange in the east and Dangthi in the west.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [2] Ningchou has 71 households with the total of 419 people of which 209 are male and 210 are female. Of the total population, 55 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 1005 female to 1000 male which is higher than the state average 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 99.45% which is higher than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 100% while female literacy rate was 98.88%.

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. Being a remote area, the village os often in the news for the poor transport system due to bad road condition and the inhabitants suffer most during the rainy season because of frequent landslides. [3] Ningchou is close to the porous Indo-Myanmar international border and the village is often used as transit route by militants for which there are frequent encounters between the Indian arm force and militant groups. [4] [5]

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References

  1. "Linguistic affinity". The Sangai Express. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. "Ningchou population". Census 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  3. "Poor transport system". e-pao. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  4. "Militancy". E-pao. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  5. "Indian arm force attacked". The Statesman. Retrieved 11 October 2015.