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Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu

Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu


Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu is an Indian politician from Nagaland in northeast India who served as the 11th Chief Minister of Nagaland. He is the president of Nagaland People's Front.

Personal Life

Full Name Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu
Date of Birth 20 Nov 1936 (Age 83)
Place of Birth Nagaland, India
Party name Nagaland Peoples Front
Education Graduate
Profession Politician, Social Worker, Agriculturist
Father's Name Late Krusietsu Liezietsu
Mother's Name N/A
Spouse's Name N/A
Spouse's Profession Agriculturist, Floriculturist
No of Sons 1


Permanent address H.NO.16 Ward no.1, Ruleizou Hills near I.G. Stadium, Kohima,Nagaland
Present address H.NO.16 Ward no.1, Ruleizou Hills near I.G. Stadium, Kohima,Nagaland
Contact number 7085055756
Email N/A
Website N/A

Interesting Facts

One of the most celebrated writers in Angami literature, he has authored more than 40 books on poetry, novels, history, drama, translations, etc. Several of his books are part of the syllabus in Nagaland University. Besides writing and politics, Liezietsu has a keen interest in gardening. President of Ura Academy, the state’s highest literary body, he was conferred an honorary D.Litt. by the Nagaland University in 2003.

Political Timeline

  • 2013
    He did not content in state polls and is currently the Chairman of Democratic Alliance of Nagaland with cabinet status.
  • 2008
    He won the same constituency and was again named the Minister of Urban Development of the state and was also given the charge of Higher and Technical Education minister.
  • 2003
    Liezietsu won Nagaland Legislative Assembly elections from Northern Angami-I (ST) constituency and was made the Urban Development Minister.
  • 1969
    He is one of the founding members of Nagaland’s first regional party, United Democratic Front (UDF) and later Naga National Democratic Party (NNDP).
  • 2002
    Liezietsu was also crucial in the formation of Nagaland Peoples’ Front (NPF).
Net Worth2.75 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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