Badminton Game was introduced in Nagaland toward the early part of the 1930s among the teachers of Impur Middle English School Mokokchung, influenced by American missionaries.

Steadily, by the late 1960s, it gained popularity within the elected members and bureaucrats, leading the government to launch several promotional programs:

Important Milestones

Formation of NBA

In 1972, a Badminton Organizing Committee was formed for the formation of the State Association and affiliation to the Badminton Association of India (BAI). This eventually led to the inception of the Nagaland Badminton Association in early 1973, and the following individuals were nominated:

NBA finally got affiliated to Badminton Association of India in 1976, which began the unveiling of badminton era of our players at National level.

Nagaland Team first time participated in BAI National tournament 1976 Kolkatta, West Bengal

NBA Officials at Executive Council of Badminton Association of India

Shri.Tali Jamir. Dr. Watizulu suzumeren

Achievements of NBA Players at National & International Level