Tura | Nov 09, 2018:
The Rugala Ceremony of the 100 Hundred Drums Wangala Festival held at Asanggre near Tura today witnessed the participation of hundreds of spectators.
It may be mentioned that a day ahead of the Wangala, a ritual called Rugala is performed by the Nokma (A Village Chief) and in this ritual, the offering of the first hand special rice-beer along with cooked rice and the vegetables are given to Misi Saljong, the Great Giver.
On this occasion, the Meghalaya Minister for Tourism, Metbah Lyngdoh handed over the Cheque of Rupees 20 lakh from the Department of Tourism to the Chairman of the 100 Drums Wangala Committee.
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