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Chamling (Rodong)

Source: Indigenous Media Foundation (Nepal)


Native Name

Total Speakers
76,800 (2011)

Usage By Country
Nepal, India

Chamling is one of the sub-caste groups of the indigenous Rai community. Chamling Rais are mainly inhabitants of Khotang district and are also partly found in Udayapur and Bhojpur districts. Similarly, a huge population of Chamling Rais is also in Sikkim, Darjeling and Siligudi of India. Chamling language belongs to the Tibeto-Burman languages.

Received 8/24/2015
Posted 8/31/2015
Checked 8/24/2015