Naga, Chokri

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Chakhesang, Chakrima Naga, Chakru, Chokri, Eastern Angami
Population

83,600 (2001 census).

Location

Nagaland, Phek district; Cheswezumi is main village.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Language Use

Also use Angami Naga [njm] or English [eng].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Greater than 40% (2001 census). Taught in primary schools.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

An eastern Angami tribe with its own language. Chokri, Khezha [nkh], and Sangtam-Pochuri [nsa] make up the Chakhesang Naga community (see separate entries). Chakhesang Naga is a Scheduled Tribe. Christian, traditional religion.