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HERITAGE MURAL – The story behind

SHILLONG:

People visiting the State Central Library on February 22 were in for a visual treat as an artistic mural, exuding architectural grandeur in tune with the cultural heritage of the state, left them awed at the entrance gate.

Unveiled by chief minister Conrad Sangma as a part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Meghalaya’s Statehood on Tuesday, the mural, carved by local artists, wonderfully touched upon the state’s natural wonders and cultural identifiers. Apart from that, Sangma also unveiled a plaque at the entrance and inaugurated the refurbished Soso Tham Auditorium, besides launching the Museum on Wheels.

Sangma also informed that during the Golden Jubilee Statehood celebration year, the government will be inaugurating the auditorium at Mawkasiang, which is in the final phase of completion. “Once complete, it will be another boost for the betterment of art and culture in the state. Apart from being a platform for local talents to showcase their artistry, the auditorium will also host national and international events,” he said.

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