As hundreds of tourists flocked to this year’s Wangala Festival at the Baljek Airport in Jengjal in West Garo Hills, some 30 kms from Tura, Hub News got in touch with Andre Wowkonowicz, a French national who is visiting the enthralling festival for the second time, to learn about his experiences and learnings from the festival and of the Garo community.
A delegation of National People’s Party leaders, with Lok Sabha MP, Agatha Sangma, Speaker, Thomas A Sangma, and Marcuise N Marak held a meeting with the Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs in New Delhi on Friday.
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Climate change is an issue that requires urgent attention because it has a range of adverse effects on the environment and people's well-being. The Garo Hills region of Meghalaya in India is no exception. In this area, several factors contribute to climate change, including deforestation, slash and burn cultivation, illegal timber logging, illegal stone quarrying, mining and the burning of fossil fuels.