The person behind the enlightenment of the Thadou tribe in the field of the education and religion is Pu Ngulhao Thomsong. He was born in 1891 at Henima (Huatening) village, Kumma, Naga hills. His parents passed away when he was a mere 7 (seven) years old boy. In the year 1900, he went to Kohima Mission School to continue his studies. As an undergraduate student, he was still a non-Christian. However, when he went to Jorhat for higher studies, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Saviour and was baptized on the 20th January, 1908. He became the first Christian among the Thadou Kuki in Manipur and Nagaland. He then started preaching the Gospel in and around Manipur and Nagaland. He founded the first Church at Sirhima village, Nagaland.