106,000 in Nepal (2006). Population for all Tharu varieties: 1,530,000 (2011 census). L2 users: 46,600 L2 speakers for all Tharu languages (1991 census).
Seti Zone, Kailali district, Hasuliya, Udasipur, Pahalmanpur, Lalbojhi, Thapapur, Joshipur, Munuwa, Durgauli, Patharaiya, and Chauha VDCs.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized indigenous nationality: Tharu.
SOV; postpositions; noun head final (unmarked).
Devanagari script [Deva].