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Chronology of Naga Political Developments – Part One

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.

1918 – Formation of Naga Club

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The 16 Point Agreement between Government of India and Naga People’s Convention

The 16 Point Agreement between the Government of India and the Naga People’s Convention 26 July 1960 1. The Name: The territories that were heretofore known as the Naga Hills-Tuensang Area under the Naga Hills-Tuensang Area Act, 1957, shall form a State within the Indian Union and be hereafter known as Nagaland. 2. The Ministry In-charge: …

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List of Members of Parliament (Lok Sabha) from Nagaland

Nagaland has only one seat in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament. Nagaland participated in its first general election in 1967. The first member of parliament (MP) was S. C. Jamir of the Nagaland Nationalist Organisation party. He was elected unopposed. List of Members of Parliament (Lok Sabha) from Nagaland: Election …

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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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