Longwa Village- One Village, two Nations

Written by: Amanpreet Kaur                                              Edited By Mansi Sharma

Have you ever envisioned a house which has two nations in it? If no, then there’s a very fascinating story behind it. Longwa village, in Nagaland, is a place where individuals appreciate dual Citizenship and they won’t know whether they are standing in India or in Myanmar.

Nagaland is one of the seven sisters of Northeast India comprises of 11 districts. Among them, the area Mon lies in the northernmost piece of the state. One of the largest villages in Mon region is Longwa. The village has just about 30 percent of its family units on the opposite side of the global limit where Assam Rifles workforce keep strict vigil from a peak to keep up the holiness of the outskirt.Mondistrict

The boundary amongst India and Myanmar goes over the King’s place of this town. So in fact, half of his home is in India and the other half in Myanmar and the general population here needn’t bother with any visa to move to the next nation Myanmar.

The Angh is the hereditary chief or the king of the Konyak Naga and he has 60 wives. He governs over in excess of 70 towns stretched out up to Myanmar (once in past Burma) and Arunachal Pradesh. The king’s house is isolated into two sections India and Myanmar and he eats food in Myanmar while resting in India.Chiefshouse

The Konyak tribe holds the biggest numbers among the sixteen authoritatively perceived tribes in Nagaland. The Konyak Naga talks the Tibetan-Myanmarese tongue with each town having a self-adjusted variant. Be that as it may, the Nagamese dialect – a blend of Naga and Assamese is additionally talked by a portion of the general population, dwelling in the state. Aoling Monyu is the most stupendous and worth viewing the beautiful celebration of Konyak watched each year amid the principal seven day stretch of April.tribe

The Konyak warrior trusted that taking heads builds the richness of the harvests and in addition the prosperity of the warrior who took the head. They would save somebody from being scouted just if that individual had eaten something from the place of a Konyak Naga or he had offered them a blessing. The entry of Christian teachers has controlled the convention of skull-chasing and with the town individuals having grasped Christianity. The religion has now turned into the firm bond between the Nagas that helped them to keep unapproachable from steady battling with each other.

Boundaries and citizenships are human developments. This village is a case of a genuine world with no limits. Here on the left in India, and on the privilege is Myanmar.longwanagaland

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