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List of Richest People in Nagaland [2024]

Nagaland, the land of nagas, is home to 2.3 million (23 Lakh) people. It is one of the least developed states among the seven sister states in North East India. It is an agrarian-based economy with 71% of the population dependent on agriculture.

There is not much information about the business community in Nagaland. Most of the richest people in the state include politicians

Let’s find out who’s the richest in the state of Nagaland.

Nyimthungo Lotha

Though highly unlikely but an independent candidate in the 2004 general elections declared his assets to the tune of 9000 Crore.

As per his affidavit, Lotha has a 15-sq km estate near Humtso village in the Wokha district. The land, he claims, is worth Rs 9,000 crore. Besides, he owns another five hectares of agricultural land worth Rs 5 crore and a house at Humtso worth Rs 4 crore.

K L Chishi

The former chief minister of Nagaland is one of the richest in the state. In his 2013 affidavits, he declared his assets to be 50 Crore. But in the 2018 elections, he declared his assets to be meager 38 Crores.

Neiphiu Rio

Current CM since 2018 and the richest among the current MLAs, Neiphiu Rio’s assets are worth over Rs 36 crore.

K. Tokugha Sukhalu

In his 2018 election affidavit, K. Tokugha declared assets worth 17 crores.


In his 2018 election affidavit, K. Tokugha declared assets worth 17 crore assets.

CL John

The former Rural Development Minister declared having assets worth Rs 14 Crore.

Tokheho Yepthomi

Tokheho Yepthomi has assets worth Rs 7 Crore

TR Zeliang

In the affidavit, he declared a total worth of Rs 3 Crore

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the richest person in Nagaland?

Nyimthungo Lotha is the richest person in Nagaland.

How many billionaires live in Nagaland?

There are currently 0 billionaires in dollar terms who live in Nagaland.


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