|3,585 approx, Manipur|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Other Chin-Kuki-Mizo 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. Some Chothe are called Chawhte in Mizoram and they are part of Mizo in Mizoram. Chothe tribe are Old-Kukis. They are listed as a Scheduled Tribe, in accordance with The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 1976 Indian Constitution. They belong to the Chin-Kuki-Mizo people .
According to the 2011 census, the population of the Chothe tribe in Manipur was 3,585.
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