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Noklak, youngest district of Nagaland, officially inaugurated by CM

Noklak, youngest district of Nagaland, officially inaugurated by CM

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NOKLAK: Noklak, the newest district of Nagaland, has been formally inaugurated today in the presence of Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio and Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton here today.

Noklak is the youngest and the 12th District of Nagaland, located in the easternmost part of India. The district is the headquarter of Khiamniungan Naga tribe, found in the easternmost reaches of the state and in Myanmar. It was created on December 21, 2017.

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Demands for upgrading the ADC office in Noklak town had been made by the Eastern Nagaland Peoples' Organisation in 2008.

According to the 2011 Census, the youngest district of Nagaland is populated by 59,300 people.

The new district has the same boundaries as the former Noklak sub-division of Tuensang district. Noklak sub-division contained the five admin circles of Noklak, Thonoknyu, Nokhu, Panso and Chingmei.

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