Shangwang Shangyung Khaplang was born on April 1940, in Waktham and died on June 9, 2017.
He was a Burmese leader of National Socialist Council of Nagaland, an insurgent group that operates to establish Greater Nagaland (or Nagalim), a sovereign state bringing all Naga-inhabited areas of Myanmar and India under one administrative setup.
He began to suffer from diabetes and other age-related ailments.
He later died due to a cardiac arrest.
S. S. Khaplang passed away at 77 years old.