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State tree of meghalaya

Gmelina arborea, (in English beechwood, gmelina, goomar teak, Kashmir tree, Malay beechwood, white teak, yemane), locally known as gamhar, is a fast-growing deciduous tree, occurring naturally throughout greater part of India at altitudes up to 1,500 meters. It also occurs… Continue Reading →

100Drums wangala Festival

100 Drums Wangala Festival is an annual cultural festival of the Garos, held every year at Asanang, 18 kms from Tura the headquarters of West Garo Hills district, Meghalaya. Wangala is the most significant post-harvest festival of the Garos, who… Continue Reading →

Highest Rainfall Annually in Mawsynram

By average annual rainfall, the wettest place is Mawsynram, Meghalaya, India, with 11,873 mm (467 in) of rain per annum. Meghalaya means ‘land of the clouds’. Most of the rain occurs during the monsoon season, between June and September. The… Continue Reading →

Will you vote for Adolf Hitler?

You may not for the original Hitler but in Meghalaya, we have a politician named Adolf Lu Hitler Rangsa Marak. Adolf Lu Hitler Rangsa Marak (born in 1958) is a politician in the state of Meghalaya, India. A member of… Continue Reading →

Asia’s Cleanest Village

Mawlynnong is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of the Meghalaya state, India. It is famous for having been dubbed Asia’s cleanest village. Mawlynnong is located 90 km from Shillong, along the India-Bangladesh border. As of 2014, there… Continue Reading →

Tallest plunge waterfall in India

Nohkalikai Falls is the tallest plunge waterfall in India. Its height is 1115 feet (340 metres). The waterfall is located near Cherrapunji, one of the wettest places on Earth. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nohkalikai_Falls

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