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Nagaland Legislative Assembly and its Constituencies

Nagaland Legislative Assembly As a result of the 16 point agreement signed between the Naga People’s Convention and the Government of India, Naga Hills Tuensang Area (NHTA) became a full-fledged State of Nagaland on 1st December 1963.  Nagaland was the 16th State to be formed under India Union. Nagaland Legislative Assembly is a unicameral legislature. A …

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List of Governors of Nagaland

(Governor during Interim Period) Gen. S.M. Srinagesh (Retd.) : 13.01.1961 – 06.08.1962 List of Governors of Nagaland post statehood: S.No Name From To Duration (in Days) 1 Mr. Vishnu Sahay 01/12/1963 16/04/1968 1598 2 Mr. B.K. Nehru 17/04/1968 18/09/1973 1980 3 Mr. L.P. Singh 19/09/1973 09/08/1981 2881 4 Mr. S.M.H. Burney 10/08/1981 12/06/1984 1037 5 …

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The five women contestants -Nagaland Assembly Elections 2018

The only time when a woman from Nagaland was elected was in 1977 when Rano M. Shaiza defeated the Hokishe Sema to be elected as Member of Parliament to the Lok Sabha. She became the first woman Member of Parliament from Nagaland However, Nagaland has never seen a woman being elected into the state legislative …

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Regional and National Political Parties in Nagaland

Regional and National Political Parties in Nagaland Major National Political Parties in Nagaland Indian National Congress (INC) Hokishe Sema is the first Chief Minister from INC party in 1986. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Minor National-Level Political Parties in Nagaland National People’s Party (NPP) Janata Dal (United) (JDU) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Trinamool Congress (TMC) Lok …

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History #3 – Migration of the Nagas

Migration of the Nagas The ancient history of the Nagas is unclear due to lack of documented historical evidences except for oral legends, folk song, and folk tales passed down from generation to generation through oral traditions. Many theories have been put forward by historians, geographers, anthropologists and other scholars on the origin of the …

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Important peaks of Nagaland

Brief note on important peaks of Nagaland. The top three highest peaks in Nagaland: Mt.Saramati The highest peak in Nagaland 3840 m Location: Kiphire district, located on the Nagaland- Myanmar border Parent range: Purvanchal Range Important landmark nearby: Thanamir Village – famous for apples in Nagaland Mt. Japfu Second highest peak in Nagaland Location: Kohima …

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