• n'ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind   attended   the XXVI North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Convocation Ceremony  on the 04th November 2019 and honoured the awardees in the presence of Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma.
    Hon'ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind attended the XXVI North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) Convocation Ceremony on the 04th November 2019 and honoured the awardees in the presence of Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy and Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma.
  • Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy attended as a Chief at the 'Oil India Ltd. Rajbhasha Sammelan- 2019' that was held at NEHU, Shillong on the 18th October 2019
    Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy attended as a Chief at the 'Oil India Ltd. Rajbhasha Sammelan- 2019' that was held at NEHU, Shillong on the 18th October 2019.
  • Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy inuagurated the 11th East Himalayan Trade Fair at Shillong Polo Ground on the 16th October 2019.
    Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy inuagurated the 11th East Himalayan Trade Fair at Shillong Polo Ground on the 16th October 2019.



Introduction:

The Raj Bhawan, Meghalaya, formerly known as Goverment House, is the official residence of the Governor of Meghalaya. It is located in the capital city of Shillong, Meghalaya. Spread over an area of 30.67 acres, the Raj Bhawan, Meghalaya consist of three blocks, namely, Main bouild, Kitchen Garden and Staff Quarter. The compound is surrounded with green lawns, flowers beds, trees, water fountain and Monoliths (Mawbynna) which add traditional and cultural value to the indegineous local people.

The entrance gate of Raj Bhavan is well-designed sandstone pillars and iron bars that have remained ever imposing. continue....

History:

Shillong was selected as the capital of the Provincial Government in the year 1874 when Assam was carved out from Bengal as Chief Commissionership. Before that, it had already been the headquarters of the then Khasi and  Jaintia Hills district for some years. Lieutenant Colonel  Richard H. Keatinge, was the first Chief Commissioner of Assam. The private house of the Deputy Commissioner became the Chief Commissioner’s Residency in Shillong and came to be known as the Government House. It was a  stone building like most of the other houses in Shillong and had a corrugated iron roof continue....

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