Fast Facts : Area: 22,429 Sq.
Meghalaya News Six fresh cases in Meghalaya, total count now 95 8 Jul 2020, 15:05 After travelling 400 km for treatment, baby dies within hours of testing Covid-19 positive Meghalaya also receives limelight on account of Cherrapunjee, the wettest place on earth, which is only 56 km away from Shillong. The tribes of Meghalaya continued living their lifestyle in seclusion until its leaders assented to join Independent India. Mekhla is intricately linked with the tradition and culture of Meghalaya. Meghalaya—alaya (“abode”) and megha (“of the clouds”)—occupies a mountainous plateau of great scenic beauty. The Meghalaya Police recently aced the pun game, when they took to social media to announce the confiscation of 500 kg of marijuana. Well, before you start learning about the culture of any new place, you should know about its people. The dresses are then bought by traders and sold in the city markets. Nh7 Weekender Meghalaya is just around the corner and I bet the adrenaline rush has already kicked in. Last Updated: 24th June, 2020 20:39 IST Meghalaya Quarantine Centre: Delicious Meals, Pumped Up Authorities And A View Traveling during COVID 19 is a gamble, one might not want to play but certain responsibilities make one do so anyway. Mekhla worn in Meghalaya is woven by the women living in the rural area. The official handle of the police department, in a cleverly-worded post, said, "Weed like to inform the general public that, of all the essential items permitted in the times of #Corona, Marijuana ain't one of them. Meghalayan food comprises of rice and vegetable curries or fish and meat preparations. The Mon-Khmer language is spoken by the Khasi community. People are taking road trips, flying in from across states and are more than excited to be a part of the ninth year of the happiest music festival in the country. It became a state in 1972. Km. Area 8,660 square miles (22,429 square km). Languages: Khasi, Garo, and English. Meghalaya (UK: / m eɪ ˈ ɡ ɑː l ə j ə /, US: / ˌ m eɪ ɡ ə ˈ l eɪ ə /) is a hilly state in northeastern India.The name means "the abode of clouds" in Sanskrit.The population of Meghalaya as of 2016 is estimated to be 3,211,474. Meghalaya covers an area of approximately 22,430 square kilometres, with a length to breadth ratio of about 3:1. Meghalaya is an upland area formed by a detached block of the Deccan plateau. Tourists visiting Meghalaya should always pick up a piece of mekhla as a treasured souvenir. Its summits vary in elevation from 4,000 to 6,000 feet (1,220 to 1,830 metres). Pop.
In the early years, Meghalaya was under the United Provinces of Assam for administrative efficiency and management, but as demands for statehood arose, Meghalaya was awarded full statehood on January 21st, 1972. Meghalaya Culture and Tradition, The original tribal population of Meghalaya inhabiting the state is the Khasi and Garo, who are supposed to be the parental population of Lyngngam tribes. July 11, 2020, 5:46 pm explore: India The BSF should provide information to the Meghalaya government about the people who have returned in the last 14 days, who have tested and their results thereof. (2011) 2,964,007. Capital: Shillong. In Meghalaya, the Khasi tribe is the largest one that has many other sub-tribes namely the Khynriams, the Bhois, and the Wars.