|19 November 1932
Sukhalu village, Nagaland, India
|12 January 2017 84) (aged
Guwahati, Assam, India
|Nagaland Interim Body
Tokheho Sema (19 November 1932 – 12 January 2017) was an Indian politician from the state of Nagaland.He served as a member of the 'Nagaland Interim Body' which oversaw the formation of the state in 1963. In 2016, the Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour, for his contribution to public affairs.
Tokheho studied at the Government High School in Kohima and St. Edmund's School in Shillong.
As part of the Nagaland Interim Body, he urged the Government of India for strong measures to prevent the escape to foreign countries of Nagas associated with the nationalist movement.
Sema served as a minister of the state,has contested the state assembly elections in 1993 as an Indian National Congress candidate and is a former leader of the Congress legislature party in the assembly.
Sema died on 12 January 2017, at the age of 84.
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The following is a list of articles relating to the Indian state of Nagaland, sorted in alphabetical order.