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: request from Rani Guidollo to rename the Manipur Road, 'Netaji High Way'
medium: notes
person: GuidolloBoseBardoloiNehruPawseyArcher/ W.G.
date: 11.2.194711.3.19471.4.1947
person: Archer/ W.G.
date: 1946-1948
refnum: 17:24
text: 'Netaji High Way'
text: Rani Guidollo's request to Premier, Gauhati Feb. 11.
text: It is reported that Rani Gaidollo of the Naga Hills has requested Assam's Premier, Mr Gopinath Bardoloi, the Maharaja of Manipur and Pandit Jawahalal Nehru to arrange for re-naming of the hundred mile-long Manipur Road connecting Assam Valley with Burma, via Dimapur, Kohima, Imphal, Tamu and Pallel as 'Netaji High-way' to commemorate the chivalry of the Azad Hind Fouz who 'planted the flag of freedom at Kohima under the stewardship of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose' (U.P.)
text: Memo no 602/G dated Kohima the 11th March 1947. Copy forwarded to the Addl. Deputy Commissioner, Mokokchung. Please report if Guidliu is concerned in this.
text: sd. C.R. Pawsey, Deputy Commissioner, Naga Hills.
text: (notes by WGA) dull solid face - large solid belly - timid - cigarette - no letters, cannot write - no writers Chang village. Reported confidentually to D.C. that Guidollo knows nothing of it. WGA 1/4.