Culture & Heritage

The population is a blend of indigenous Garo tribe (A’we) which is the most dominant tribe in the region, along with other minor tribes such as Rabhas, Boros, etc. The term A’we signifies one of the many sub-tribes among the Garos that originally inhabits the northern parts of Garo Hills. By nature, the A’we people are cheerful, peace loving and hospitable. Food, music and dance form an integral part of their lifestyle. Modern as well as Traditional festivals such as Annual Winter Festival, Nokpante Festival, Megaru Festival, 50 Drums Wangala Festival, Domahi (Magh Bihu), Song Kristan Dance etc. also adds to the grandeur and charm of the district attracting many local and international tourist every year.