Population using Bishnupriya Manipuri language

Population using Bishnupriya Manipuri language

3,00,000 in Assam
60,000 in Tripura
5,000 in Jiribam (Manipur)
12,000 in Ningthaukhong (Manipur)
10,000 in Bishnupur (Manipur)

2,000 in Meghalaya
1,000 in Arunachal Pradesh
60,000 in Bangladesh
150 in Nagaland
100 in Mizoram
100 in New Delhi
1,000 in Myanmar
2,000 in US, UK, Canada, Middle-East countries and  other overseas countries

*There are about 2,00,000 people living in Manipur, mainly in Khangabok, Heirok, Mayang Yamphal, Bishnupur, Khunan, Ningthankhong, Ngaikhong,Thamnapoxpi area, who speak Meitei but are known as Bishnupriyas. And, these people, even now think that their original language was Bishnupriya. Their facial feature and dark complexion clearly indicate that they are immigrants from the west.

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