The Bible Society of India released the first Monsang Naga Bible on 19th March 2023 at Liwa Sarei Baptist Church, Chandel. The Monsang tribe are one among the indigenous tribes of a Tibeto-Burman ethno-linguistic group of the North-East India, inhabiting the south-east part of Manipur state border to Myanmar particularly in Chandel district. Monsangs were originally known as ‘Sirti’. Formerly the Monsang are the “Old Kuki” sub-branch of the South-Central or Kuki-Chin languages. There are an approximate 2,000 native speakers of Monsang who live across six villages in Chandel District.