Sirarakhong

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Sirarakhong

Kampha

Kampha
Village
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Kampha
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Sirarakhong
Location in Manipur, India
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Sirarakhong
Sirarakhong (India)
Coordinates: 25°04′46″N94°14′07″E / 25.07944°N 94.23528°E / 25.07944; 94.23528 Coordinates: 25°04′46″N94°14′07″E / 25.07944°N 94.23528°E / 25.07944; 94.23528
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Manipur
District Ukhrul
Government
  TypeSemi
  BodyVA/Headman
Population
  Total1,243
Languages
  Official Tangkhul (Kampha tui)
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

Sirarakhong also called as Kampha is a village located west of Ukhrul in Ukhrul district, Manipur state, India. As per 2011 census, [1] the village has a total of 202 households with 1243 persons of which 620 are male while 623 are female. Of the total population, 10.86% 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 95.22%. Neighbouring villages of Sirarakhong are Teinem[ clarification needed ], Tungou, Lambui, Sinakeithei, Tushen, Lamlang and Tanrui.

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.

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Religion

Sirarakhong 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. Hundred percent of the inhabitants are Christians. As per 2011 census, the literacy rate of the village was 95.22% 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 is the Christ, whose coming as the messiah was prophesied in the Hebrew Bible, called the Old Testament in Christianity, and chronicled in the New Testament. It is the world's largest religion with about 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 occupations

The village is home to people of Tangkhul Naga tribe. Agriculture is the primary occupation of the inhabitants. Sirarakhong is well known in the district for the mass production of indigenous chilli, locally called 'Hathei'. The village hosts Hathei Festival [2] annually to attract both domestic and international tourists.

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Khamlang village is situated on the southern part of Ukhrul District, Manipur, India. It is inhabited by Khameon a Tangkhul Naga tribe. It is situated 2 km away from headquarter of Sub-Division, Kasom Khullen, 137 km away from district headquarter Ukhrul and 59 km from state capital Imphal, Manipur.

References

  1. "Census report of Sirarakhong". Census 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2015.
  2. "Hathei Festival". E-Pao. Retrieved 20 August 2015.