Meitei people

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For the predominant language of Manipur, see Meitei language.
Meitei People
Total population
2 million–3 million[1]
Languages
Meiteilon (Manipuri)
Religion
Sanamahism , Hinduism & Christianity

The Meitei people or Meeteis form the majority ethnic group of Manipur, one of the northeastern states of India.

Language[edit]

The Meitei people speak Meiteilon, a Tibeto-Burman language.

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Kshetrimayum, Otojit. (2014). Ritual, Politics and Power in North East India: Contexualising the Lai Haraoba of Manipur. New Delhi: Ruby Press & Co.
  • Singh, Saikhom Gopal. (2014). The Meeteis of Manipur: A Study in Human Geography. New Delhi: Ruby Press & Co.
  • Singh, Saikhom Gopal. (2014). Population Geography of Manipur. New Delhi: Ruby Press & Co.

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