The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

manuscript notes made by W.G. Archer between 1946 & 1948, and miscellaneous papers and letters

caption: likely disturbances after Burmese Independence
medium: notes
location: Tsawlaw Wangla Hungphoi (Hongphoi)
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 2:1
text: In November I warned Adviser that Burma independence would mean large scale raids by Tsawlaw and a platoon out on the border was essential - was told none could be given as aeroplanes not available for bringing them back from Tripura.
text: Tour 20 Dec. then 18 Jan. both refused.
text: 1. No longer observing the cattle rules.
text: 2. No longer observing forest reserves.
text: 3. Chui - Ang - said 'The British Raj is gone. You must all arm yourselves. Otherwise you will all be finished'. - Wangla,
text: Hongphoi begin to get guns.
text: 4. The Ang of Mon began to think of resuming his sway over the 9 villages he lost to the British.