Lelen Vaiphei

Lelen Vaiphei

IFP Reporter, IMPHAL, Manipur

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Tarao: How the 'Forgotten tribe' of Manipur is battling to survive

Posted on 30 Nov 2020

As per reports, Toto, a primitive Indo-Bhutanese tribe hailing from Totopara in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal, numbering less than 1500, is said to be the smallest tribe in the world. But going by the population Census 2011, Tarao  tribe numbers smaller than Toto tribe. The population of Tarao is only 1,066, according to the census.

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