Guide to the Indian Army (East)

Dimasa Halem Daogaha (DHD)
 
Genesis

The Dimasa group was originally funded,raised and supported by NSCN (IM) in 1994 to spread its influence in North Cachar Hills and Cachar and Karbi Anglong districts of Assam which also has some Naga population. From 1994 to 1997 it enjoyed close relations with NSCN (IM) which helped it in all possible ways and also cornered large share of extortion amount collected by Dima Halim Daogah (DHD). The arrangement did not last long due to clash of interest over division of extortion amount and clash of interest over Dimaraji state proposed by it vis-à-vis Greater Nagaland proposed by NSCN(IM) which included Dimasa areas.
 
 
Objective

To establish autonomous state of Dimaraji by carving out Dimasa dominated areas of Assam.
 
 
Popular Support

Dima Halim Daogah (DHD) has mass base among Dimasa community residing in North Cachar Hills, Cachar and Karbianglong.
 
 
Funding

The group indulges in extortion, abduction for ransom, collect house tax, employee tax, business tax, industry tax, vehicle tax etc. This group also receives aid from wealthy Dimasas residing in various places of Assam. The Dima Halim Daogah (DHD) is also known to raise funds in illegal timber trade.
 
 
Organization and Main leaders

Its fighting cadre are divided into three units looking after Karbi Anglong, North Cachar Hills and Cachar districts respectively. Its important leaders are:-

Chairman - Dilip Nunisa @ Shangridao Nunisa.

C-in-C - Self Style Captain Pranab Nunisa
 
 
Nexus/Linkage

This group has nexus with the UNLF, KNF(MC) and NLFT.