Shamator officially Nagaland’s 16th District

January 19,2022 05:04 PM


Kohima [Nagaland], January 19 (HornbillTV): Shamator officially Nagaland’s 16th District.

Kohima [Nagaland], January 19 (HornbillTV): Highly placed sources have informed Hornbill TV that Shamator sub division is officialy a district. This news comes after a meeting was held between the Yimkhiung tribal council, Tikh ir tribal council and representatives of the state govt including chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Jan 19 in Kohima. The recognition of Tikhir as a separate Naga tribe was also finalised. In the memorandum of understanding it was stated that no coersive measure shall be adopted by any of the councils and to ensure retention or reversion of any member of tikhir community to yimkhiung community or vice versa.

The MOU further stated that every member of Tikhir or yimkhiung community wherever they are, shall have the freedom to choose the community to which he or she belongs. Lastly the subject of any issue or dispute between the members of the two brother tribes should be localised and resolved through customary laws, practice and status quo will be maintained.