The Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland is a Naga nationalist Christian paramilitary group with an objective of having a free Naga society away from India.
The NSCN has been declared as a terrorist organisation in India under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.
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Why was NSCN created?
NSCN was created to establish a sovereign Christian state, “Nagalim”, which would consist of all the areas inhabited by the Naga people in Northeast India and Northwest Myanmar.
When was NSCN formed?
The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN) was formed on January 31, 1980 by Isak Chisi Swu, Thuingaleng Muivah and S.S. Khaplang
How many insurgent groups are there in Nagaland?
There are 2 insurgent groups in Nagaland.