Meghalaya, Nov 15: In a boost for tourism in Western Meghalaya, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma announced the setting up of a “Garo Heritage Village” in the West Garo Hills district at a cost of ₹10 crores.
The mega project has been announced by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. The Garo Heritage Village in the West Garo Hills district will be set up at a cost of around Rs 10 crore.
Govt is committed to promote & preserve the rich culture & traditions of the Garos. With this objective, Govt has earmarked ₹10 Cr to develop a Garo Heritage Village at Wangala A’dam with various infrastructure facilities and amenities.@PMOIndia @kishanreddybjp pic.twitter.com/YInTgIIkNp
— Conrad Sangma (@SangmaConrad) November 13, 2021
While attending the program, CM presented a ₹20 lakh cheque to the 100 Drums Wangala Festival Committee through the deputy commissioner for the year for hosting the festival.
The Garos are among the few remaining matrilineal societies in the world and the people take their clan titles from their mothers.