Nagaland Rebel Groups

  • Naga National Council, a political organization active in the late 1940s and early 1950s, which became separatist under Angami Zapu Phizo.
  • Naga National Council (Adino) – NNC (Adino): the oldest political Naga organisation, now led by the daughter of Naga rebel A.Z. Phizo.
  • National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah)‘: formed on January 31, 1980 by Isak Chishi Swu, Thuingaleng Muivah and S. S. Khaplang. They want to establish a ‘Greater Nagaland’ (‘Nagalim’ or the People’s Republic of Nagaland) based on Mao Tse Tung’s model.
  • National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Khaplang)‘: formed on April 30, 1988, its goal is to establish a ‘greater Nagaland’ based on ethnicity, comprising the Naga-dominated areas within India, and contiguous areas in Myanmar.
  • Naga Federal Government– separatist movement active in Nagaland during the 1970s. After its leader was captured and the headquarters destroyed, NFG’s activities decreased.
  • Naga Federal Army-separatist guerrilla organization active in the 1970s. Several hundred members of NFA reportedly have received training in China.