Seikhor

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Seikhor
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Seikhor
Seikhor (India)
Coordinates: 25°05′30″N94°18′17″E / 25.09167°N 94.30472°E / 25.09167; 94.30472 Coordinates: 25°05′30″N94°18′17″E / 25.09167°N 94.30472°E / 25.09167; 94.30472
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Population
  Total 935
Languages
  Official Tangkhul Seikhor Tou
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 795142
Vehicle registration MN
Nearest city Ukhrul Imphal
Literacy 87.24%
Lok Sabha constituency Outer Manipur
Vidhan Sabha constituency Ukhrul
Website manipur.gov.in

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.

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, Loi, Yaithibi, 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.

Pharung Village in Manipur, India

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.

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Total population

According to 2011 census, [1] Pharung has 177 households with the total of 935 people of which 487 are male and 448 are female. Of the total population, 128 were in the age group of 0–6 years. The average sex ratio of the village is 920 female to 1000 male which is lower than the state average of 985. The literacy rate of the village stands at 87.24% which is higher than the state average 76.94%. Male literacy rate stands at 92.29% while female literacy rate was 81.89%.

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. Seikhor 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]

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References

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