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Tura falls silent as Wangala fest ends

Tura, the name of a town in Garo hills in Meghalaya falls silent a day after the much awaited Wangala festival ended with a vow to promote the tribal culture. 

Amid sounds of traditional Garo drums, sports minister Zenith Sangma on behalf of chief minister Mukul Sangma promised to upkeep the colourful tribal culture, the key to unity and integrity in the north eastern region. 

Sangma, who heaped huge praise on the organizers paid ₹20 lakh to meet the expenses saying that his government is open to take step to promote the tribal culture in the nook and corner of the north eastern state. 

The tribal cultural troupes from Assam, Manipur also joined the week long cultural festival showcasing the cultural might of tribal people who mesmerized thousands of visitors who thronged the venue to catch a glimpse of the post harvest Garo festival.


Songkal Wari, Rombagre, West Garo Hills
East Khasi Hills District, Meghalaya
West Jaintia Hills, Indo-Bangla-border
South Gario Hills