|3,585 approx, Manipur|
|Chothe language (L1) |
Meitei language (L2)
|Related ethnic groups|
|Meitei people, other Kuki people|
The Chothe people is one of the Naga ethnic group 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. They use Meitei language as their second language (L2) according to the Ethnologue.
According to the 2011 census, the population of the Chothe tribe in Manipur was 3,585.
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