The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - 'Report of the Survey Operations in the Naga Hills 1875-1876' by Lt. R.G. Woodthorpe

caption: Wokha to Lakhuti; earthquake
medium: tours
person: ButlerTullochOgle
location: Diyung R. (Doiang R.) Sanis (Sanigaon) Lakhuti
date: 23.12.1875
person: Woodthorpe/ R.G.
date: 1875-1876
text: 5. On the 23rd, Captain Butler, Colonel Tulloch, and I, left Wokha, and encamped on the Doiang below Sanigaon. The force with us consisted of the numbers given in the margin, leaving a guard at Wokha whose strength is also shown in the margin. [see below also]
text: (2 Native officers Naga (1 Inspector
42nd (4 Havildars Hills (2 Head-constables
A.L.I. (6 Naiks Police (17 Constables.
(1 Bugler At Wokha
(58 Sepoys 1 Native Officer
2 Havildars
45 Sepoys
text: The next day we reached Lakhuti, and I visited the mark which had been put up by Mr. Ogle. In the evening, about 9.20 p.m., we felt a very strong shock of earthquake.