Garo Current Affairs, GK & News
The 46th edition of the Wangala Festival commenced on November 10 this year. What is Wangala Festival? Wangala Festival is a popular festival of the Garo community in Meghalaya. It is also known as a 100 drums festival. It is a harvest festival that honors the Garo tribe’s main deity, Saljong – the Sun god ..
Government of India signs loan agreement with World Bank to revitalize natural resources in Meghalaya
On April 16, the Government of India (GoI) has signed a $48 million loan agreement with the World Bank to support selected communities in Meghalaya to manage their natural resources using a community-led landscape approach. The project is expected to benefit 1,00,000 people in rural Meghalaya besides building the capacity of some 30,000 youth through ..
The State Bank of India introduced Bank on Wheels in Meghalaya to provide banking facilities to its customers and especially to 4,500 unbanked villages in the state. The programme is part of financial inclusion plans of the Central Government and RBI. Meghalaya Rural Development Society (MRDS) will operate the Bank on Wheels for SBI in ..
The Hundred Drums or Wangala Festival of the tribal Garos began at Asanang village in Meghalaya’s West Garo Hills district in the second week of December . The Wangala is the most important post-harvest festival of the Garos and is a thanksgiving ceremony to Misi Saljong and Minima Rokkime , also known as the Great ..