Shillong(Meghalaya), Feb 25: Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma said that the state government is keen to promote the monolith heritage site at Mawkyrduk in Mawkyrwat area, South West Khasi Hills district.
“It must be developed I think the world must see the kind of beauty this place has,” the Chief Minister said while visiting the site.
According to him, as a government it has decided to take this up and promote the area especially the particular heritage site.
“I think this place really has a lot of heritage to it,” he added.
He informed that the government will work to develop and promote this heritage site.
Conrad also said that the monolith heritage site in Mawkyrduk has similarity with the Stonehenge of the United Kingdom.
Mawkyrduk is a heritage site in Meghalaya and these stones are interlinked to their rich culture and tradition of the indigenous tribe of the people in Meghalaya.
It may be mentioned that in the year 2011-2012, the Mawkyrduk monolith heritage site was sanctioned Rs 8, 00, 500 for its protection and retaining, by the Arts and Culture Department.
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