The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript 'Journey to Nagaland', by Mildred Archer. An account of six months spent in the Naga Hills in 1947

caption: meeting of Naga National Council in Mokokchung, July 1947
caption: decision of NNC to demand revised Governor's agreement or declare independence on 15th August
medium: diaries
person: Mayang Nokcha
location: Mokokchung
date: 25.7.1947
person: Archer/ Mildred
date: 9.7.1947-4.12.1947
text: 25 July. Mokokchung.
text: Yesterday afternoon the Ao 'public' thought better, apologised to Mayang and besought him to continue on the Council. But Mayang was in no mood to agree, and he is still sitting in gloomy isolation.
text: Later on the N.N.C. held its final session. They have decided to send a delegation to Delhi 'to demand the revised Governor's agreement' - failing which they will declare the independence of the Naga Hills on 15 August and leave the Indian Union.