Meghalaya govt to set up museum & heritage village for Garo tribe to attract tourism

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.

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.