Chothe Naga

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Chothe Naga
Total population
3,585 approx [1], Manipur
Chothe language
Related ethnic groups
Other Naga people

The Chothe tribe is one of the oldest tribes found in the state of Manipur, India. Some historians and anthropologists have erroneously recorded the Chothe as the Purum of India. They are listed as a Scheduled Tribe, in accordance with The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976 Indian Constitution.[2][3]


According to the 2011 census, the population of the Chothe tribe in Manipur was 3,585.


  1. ^ "Census of India 2011". MHA, Govt of India.
  2. ^ "1THE CONSTITUTION (SCHEDULED TRIBES)". Archived from the original on 20 September 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
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