L1 users: 25,000 (2003).
Assam state: Cachar Hills, North Cachar Hills, and Karbi Anglong districts; Meghalaya state: Jaintia Hills district, Mongor, Rumphung, and Saithsma villages; Nagaland state: Kohima district, Khelma village; Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura states.
Khelma, Thangkachep, Sakachep (Sakechep). Dialects may be simply alternate names for Sakechep depending on the region.
Latin script [Latn].