(Lamkang Naga)
"Lamkang" written in Meitei script
Total population
7,771 approx,[1] Manipur
Lamkang language (L1)
Meitei language (L2)[2]
Related ethnic groups
Meitei people, Anal Naga, other Naga people

The Lamkang people, also known as the Lamkang Naga, are a Tibeto-Burman linguistic ethnic group predominantly inhabitanting the Northeast Indian state of Manipur, and some parts of Sagaing Region in Myanmar.[3] They are recognised as a Scheduled Tribe (STs) by India.[4] They use Meitei language as their second language (L2) according to the Ethnologue.[5]


  1. ^ "Census of India 2011". MHA, Govt of India.
  2. ^ "Meitei | Ethnologue". Ethnologue. Retrieved 3 May 2023.
  3. ^ "Brief Account of the Lamkang Naga".
  4. ^ "1THE CONSTITUTION (SCHEDULED TRIBES)". Archived from the original on 20 September 2017. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Meitei | Ethnologue". Ethnologue. Retrieved 3 May 2023.