Pharung

Last updated
Pharung
Shimtang
Village
India Manipur location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Pharung
Location in Manipur, India
India location map.svg
Red pog.svg
Pharung
Pharung (India)
Coordinates: 25°04′53″N94°19′05″E / 25.08139°N 94.31806°E / 25.08139; 94.31806 Coordinates: 25°04′53″N94°19′05″E / 25.08139°N 94.31806°E / 25.08139; 94.31806
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total 1,109
Languages
  Official Tangkhul Pharung tou
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy 81.52%
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ukhrul
Website manipur.gov.in

Pharung also called as Shimtang is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Ukhrul sub division. Pharung borders with Hunphun (Ukhrul) village and Hungpung. The village is connected by the old National highway road route. Pharung is flanked by Ukhrul in the east, Seikhor in the west, Tashar in the south and Ngainga in the north. Locally the inhabitants speak Pharung tou 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 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.

Hungpung Village in Manipur, India

Hungpung also called as Hundung is a village located south in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Ukhrul sub division. HAO (Animism) religion was strictly practiced in the kingdom of "KHAYAIWUNG" i,e Kingdom of Hungpung Haokok.

Contents

Total population

According to 2011 census, [1] Pharung has 175 households with the total of 1109 people of which 553 are male and 556 are female. Of the total population, 173 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 of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 81.52% which is higher than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 86.17% while female literacy rate was 76.82%.

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. Pharung is one of the 44 villages in Ukhrul district that would be affected being a catchment area when the Mapithel Dam is finally completed and fully functional. [2]

Related Research Articles

Choithar Village in Manipur, India

Choithar (Rithar) is a village located east of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is 12 kilometers from Ukhrul. National Highway 150 Imphal-Kohima via Jessami partially connects the village. The village is about 6 kilometers from the National highway connected earlier by an old British road. There was a proposal to construct a new road under PMGSY for which there were reports of discrepancies on the part of the executing agencies. Choithar is flanked by Ukhrul in the west, Choithar in the north, Nungshong in the south and Khangkhui in the east.

Nungshong Village in Manipur, India

Nungshong is a generic reference to two villages viz. Nungshong Khullen and Nungshong Khunou located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 30 kilometers from Ukhrul via the state highway that connects Ukhrul-Kamjong via Shangshak. The shorter un-metalled road from Ukhrul to Nungshong is about 15 kilometers. Construction of a new road under PMGSY to connect the neighboring villages with Ukhrul is underway for which there were reports of irregularities on the part of the executing agencies. Nungshong is flanked by Hungpung in the west, Shangching in the south, Choithar and Khangkhui in the north. Locally, the residents speak Nungshong dialect which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Shangshak Village in Manipur, India

Shangshak is a generic reference to two villages viz. Shangshak Khullen and Shangshak Khunou located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 15 kilometers from Ukhrul via National Highway 150 and the state highway that connects Ukhrul-Kamjong via Shangshak. Shangshak is flanked by Hungpung in the north, Koso in the south, Ramva in the west and Gamnom and Yengtem in the east. The first battle in Indian soil during the Second World War between the Japanese and the allied forces was fought in Shangshak. The battle of Shangshak fought for two weeks from 21 to 26 March 1944 is considered as one of the bloodiest battles of the Second World War. Locally, the residents speak Shangshak dialect which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Tashar, Ukhrul Village in Manipur, India

Tashar also called as Tushar is a generic reference to two villages viz. Tashar and Tashar Chanhong located south-west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 18 kilometers from Ukhrul via National Highway that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Tashar is flanked by Pharung in the north, Ramva in the south, Shangshak in the east and Sirarakhong in the West. The village is divided into two major parts, Tashar main and Tashar Chanhong. Locally, the inhabitants speak Tashar tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Hatha, Ukhrul Village in Manipur, India

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.

Ramva Village in Manipur, India

Ramva also misnomerly called as Lambui is a village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 25 kilometers from Ukhrul via National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Ramva is flanked by Hatha in the north, Shangshak in the east, Lungpha in the south and Tungou in the West. Locally, the inhabitants speak Ramva dialect which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Lungpha Village in Manipur, India

Lungpha is a village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 15 kilometers from Ukhrul via National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Lungpha is flanked by Ramva in the north, Tungou in the west, Litan in the south and Shangshak in the east. Locally, the inhabitants speak Lungpha tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Shingkap Village in Manipur, India

Shingkap is a village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 35 kilometers from Ukhrul via National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Shingkap is flanked by Lungpha in the north, Riha in the west, Tangkhul Hundung in the south and Alang in the east. Locally, the inhabitants speak Shingkap tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Tungou Village in Manipur, India

Tungou also misnomerly referred to as Ringui is a village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 35 kilometers from Ukhrul via National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Tungou is flanked by Ramva in the east, Tashar in the north, Sinakeithei in the west and Lungpha in the south. Locally, the inhabitants speak Tungou tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Ringui Ramhon Village in Manipur, India

Ringui Ramhon is a small village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 35 kilometers from Ukhrul partially connected by National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Ringui Ramhon is flanked by Ramva in the east, Tashar in the north, Sinakeithei in the west and Lungpha in the south. Locally, the inhabitants speak Ringui tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Lungshang Village in Manipur, India

Lungshang is a small village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 20 kilometers from Ukhrul partially connected by National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Lungshang is divided into two major parts, Lungshang Azing and Lungshang Ato and is flanked by Shangshak in the south, Nungshong in the west, Yengtem in the east and Khangkhui in the north. Locally, the inhabitants speak Lungshang tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Sarkaphung Village in Manipur, India

Sarkaphung, also called Shikiphung or Sikiphung, is a village south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 45 kilometers (28 mi) from Ukhrul and about 35 kilometers (22 mi) from Imphal. The village is partially connected by National Highway 150, which connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. The village is flanked by Litan in the north, Thoyee in the south, Sinakeithei in the west, and Marao Shingkap in the east. The inhabitants speak Sarkaphung Tui, which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Tangkhul Hundung Village in Manipur, India

Tangkhul Hundung is a village south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur, India. The village is about 65 kilometres (40 mi) from Ukhrul and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Imphal and is partially connected by National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. Tangkhul Hundung is divided into two major parts, Tangkhul Hundung Khullen and Tangkhul Hundung Khunou. The village is flanked by Thoyee in the west, Shingkap in the north, Itham in the south and Alang in the east. Locally, the inhabitants speak Tangkhul Hundung tui, which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Pushing Ukhrul Village in Manipur, India

Pushing is a village located south east of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 32 kilometers from Ukhrul and is partially connected by National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami and Kamjong-Imphal state highway. The village is flanked by Mapum in the north, Gamnom in the south, Ronshak in the east and Khangkhui in the west. Locally, the inhabitants speak Pushing tui which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Seikhor Village in Manipur, India

Seikhor is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Ukhrul sub division. Seikhor is partially connected by the old Imphal-Ukhrul road and is about 18 kilometers from Ukhrul. Seikhor is flanked by Pharung in the east, Teinem in the west, Tashar in the south and Ngainga in the north. Locally, the inhabitants speak Seikhor dialect that belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Lamlang, Ukhrul Village in Manipur, India

Lamlang also popularly referred as Lamlang Gate is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Ukhrul sub division. The old Imphal-Ukhrul road passes through the village and is about 19 kilometers from Ukhrul. Lamlang is flanked by Seikhor in the north, Pharung in the east, Tashar in the south and Sirarakhong in the west. Locally, the inhabitants speak Lamlang dialect that belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Grihang Village in Manipur, India

Grihang is a village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Kamjong sub division. The village is connected by Ukhrul-Kamjong state highway. Grihang is flanked by Tusom in the west, Ningchou in the south, Molvailup in the east and Bungpa in the north. Locally, the inhabitants speak Grihang dialect that belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

Kangpat Village in Manipur, India

Kangpat is a generic reference to two villages, Kangpat Khullen and Kangpat Khunou located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Kamjong sub division. The two villages are connected by Ukhrul-Kamjong state highway. Kangpat is flanked by Sorbung in the west, Choro in the south, Skipe in the east and Nambisha in the north. Locally, the inhabitants speak Kangpat 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.

Razai, Ukhrul Village in Manipur, India

Razai is a generic reference two villages, Razai Khullen and Razai Khunou Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village falls under Chingai sub division. National Highway 150 that connects Imphal-Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami passes through the village. Razai is about 50 kilometers from Ukhrul; and is flanked by Peh in the west, Awang Kasom in the south, Chingai in the east and Maremphung in the north. Locally, the inhabitants speak Razai dialect that belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

References

  1. "Pharung population". Census 2011. Retrieved 2015-10-11.
  2. "Mapithel Dam Catchment areas". Census 2011. Retrieved 2015-10-11.