• Pariksha Par Charcha
    The Hon'ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik attended the live steaming of Pariksha Par Charcha by the Hon'ble Prime Minister along with Mr Ajay Kumar, Asst Commissioner regional office, JNV, Mrs Priyanka Ojha, TGT English and students of Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, East Khasi Hills at Raj Bhavan, Shillong on the 01st April, 2022.
  • Felicitation of the NCC Cadet
    On the occasion of Shaheed Diwas 2022, Hon'ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik pay tributes to the legendary freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev who sacrificed their lives for the country on 24.03.1931.
  • Felicitation of the NCC Cadet
    The Hon'ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik paid homage to Meghalaya's freedom fighter, U Kiang Nongbah by laying a wreath at U Kiang Nangbah Monument at Jowai on the 18th February, 2022.
  • Felicitation of the NCC Cadet
    The Hon'ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik felicitated the NCC cadets for representing Meghalaya at the Republic Day Parade 2022 at Rajpath, New Delhi on the 15th February, 2022 at Raj Bhawan, Shillong.
  • Shillong Tibetan Settlement Officer
    Shillong Tibetan Settlement Officer called on the Hon'ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik on the 13th February, 2022 at Raj Bhawan, Shillong.
  • German ambassador to India
    German ambassador to India, Mr Walter Johannes Lindner called on the Hon'ble Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik on the 06th February, 2022 at Raj Bhawan, Shillong.



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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