Chronology of Naga Political Developments – Part One
This post presents brief notes on the Chronology of Naga political developments till the formation of Nagaland State in 1963. For Chronology of Naga political developments post formation of Nagaland State, refer Part Two.
1826: The British annexed Assam in 1826.
1832– First contact between the British and the Nagas when Captain Jenkins and Lieutenant Pemberton escorted by Raja Gumbeer Singh‘s Manipur troops forced a passage through the Naga areas.
1866: Creation of Naga Hills district
The Naga Hills district was created in 1866 by the Government of British India with its headquarters at Samaguting.