U Kiang Nangbah

U Kiang Nangbah was a freedom fighter from Meghalaya who is famous for leading an uprising against the British. He was publicly hanged by the British at lawmusiang in Jowai town in West Jiantia Hills district on 30th December 1862. The day became a regional holiday in the northeastern state. On the 158th death anniversary, wreaths were laid at the monument of the freedom fighter near Shillong.

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