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Phungyar
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Phungyar
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Phungyar
Phungyar (India)
Coordinates: 24°48′59″N94°21′32″E / 24.81639°N 94.35889°E / 24.81639; 94.35889 Coordinates: 24°48′59″N94°21′32″E / 24.81639°N 94.35889°E / 24.81639; 94.35889
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total953
Languages
  Official Tangkhul
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
795145
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy88.35%
Lok Sabha constituencyOuter Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituencyPhungyar
Website manipur.gov.in

Phungyar is a village located south of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. The village is about 50 kilometers from Ukhrul and is partially connected by National Highway 150 that connects Imphal and Kohima via Ukhrul and Jessami. The village is flanked by Khambi in the south, Loushing in the north and alang in the west. Locally, the inhabitants speak common tangkhul language and native village dialect which belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family.

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.

Jessami village in Manipur, India

Jessami is a town in Ukhrul district, Manipur, India. Jessami is a border town in the extreme north of Manipur State and borders with Meluri, a border town of Nagaland State. Being nearer to Nagaland, the town earlier used to get electricity from Nagaland. The government of Manipur installed a 33 KV Sub-Power station in 2011 to supply power from Manipur. The village was in the news recently because of a fatal accident that claimed 13 lives when the bus they were travelling met with an accident.

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Phungyar constituency

The village is also a sub-divisional headquarters in Kamjong District previously (Ukhrul district) and is only one Vidhan Sabha constituency in Kamjong District. K. Leishiyo is the sitting MLA elected from Phungyar constituency under Naga People Front (NPF). He succeeded Victor Keishing under Indian National Congress in 2017 Manipur state election. Rishang Keishing was the first elected MLA from the Constituency who was elected seven times and represent Indian National Congress. [1] [2]

Total population

According to 2011 census, [3] Phungyar has 204 households with the total of 953 people of which 476 are male and 477 are female. Of the total population, 146 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 1002 female to 1000 male which is higher than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 85.35% which is higher than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 90.43% while female literacy rate was 86.34%.

People and occupation

The village is a town and home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe known as Kamo Tangkhul. The Phungyar Village Authority (VA) is a local body headed by Headman and look after the village in administration and judicial activities. Minor crime such as theft, divorce and other disputes are settled by the VA. The VA in the hill areas is recognized by the State Government under the Manipur (Village Authority) Act, 1958. The inhabitants are Christians. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. It refers to Jhum cultivation whereas wet paddy fields is rarely practice by the locals. Carpentry, poultry, gardening and farming are largely practice. Phungyar HQ. There are also deposits of chromite and other natural resources nearby.[ citation needed ] The village is the centre for commercial and other related activities in the area. People from the area come to the village to sell vegetables, local bread (khamui), and other products in Phungyar market. It is also the educational centre in the area, and schools include Phungyar Hr. Sec. School, Adventist School and Rising Model English School. There is various denomination of Christian faith. It also the centre of transportation.There are daily bus and taxis services from Phungyar to Ukhrul and Imphal. Transportation had been properly functional since 1970s.[ citation needed ] It is the second oldest block established in 1959 next to Ukhrul. The village was in the news when many villages in the sub-division were cut off from the rest of the district because of unmaintained road, incessant rain and landslides. [4]

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References

  1. "MLA from Phungyar constituency". Census Myneta. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
  2. "Victor Keishing from Phungyar AC". e-pao. Retrieved 11 October 2015.
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