MEGHALAYA WATCH OUT! PLIGHTS IN THE GUISE OF INDIGENOUS RIGHTS.

GENESIS. Shillong which is at present the capital city of Meghalaya was established in 1874 as the headquarters of the erstwhile Assam Province. Meghalaya was carved out of Assam in 1970. After the proper separation of the aforementioned two States, issues of indigenous identity, culture, and rights that remained suppressed earlier became subjects of irreconcilable conflict.