• The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    The First Lady of the state of Meghalaya, Smt Anuradha Roy attended the Award Function Organised by Rotary Club at Raj Bhavan, Shillong on 15th March 2019 and handed over the award to the awardees.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy attended as a Chief Guest at Pundit Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Annual National Endowment Lecture at Women's College, Shillong on 8th March 2019.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy has addressed the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly at the Temporary Assembly Chamber at Rilbong, Shillong on 8th March 2019.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    The U. S. Ambassador to India called on the Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy at Raj Bhavan, Shillong on 28th February 2019.
  • The Governor of Meghalaya, Shri Tathagata Roy has Inuagurated the College Compound and Outdoor Library of Khadsawphra College at Mairang, West Khasi Hill on 7th December, 2018.
    Hon'ble Governor Shri Tathagata Roy
      attended the "Vocational Excellence Award 2019" organized by Rotary Club of Orchid City, Shillong on 25th February 2019 and handed over the award to the awardees.



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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