Published on November 13, 2020 | News Source: Pallavi Kumar
Guwahati, Nov 13: Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad Sangma extended greetings to Garo community of the state on the occasion of Wangala Festival
‘ #WangalaFestival is a celebration of the uniqueness of our Garo tribe & culture. May the 'Hundred Drums Festival' beat off discord among our communities & bless citizens of our State & country with good health, peace, and prosperity. Wishing you and yours a happy & safe Wangala,’ Sangma tweeted.
Wangala is a harvest festival celebrated by the Garo tribe of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Assam in India. Wangala festival is celebrated by giving thanks to Misi Saljong , the sun god, for blessing the people with a rich harvest. With different villages setting different dates for the occasion, Wangala is celebrated in the months from September to December.