Kiang Nangbah Monument

Jowai, ML - 793150
Type: Landmarks
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The Kiang Nangbah Monument, located in Jowai, the headquarters of the West Jaintia Hills district in Meghalaya, is a tribute to U Kiang Nangbah, a revered freedom fighter and tribal leader who played a significant role in the region's struggle against British colonial rule during the 19th century.

U Kiang Nangbah, also known as Kiang Nongbah, was a leader of the Khasi people and a staunch opponent of British colonialism. He led a rebellion against the British authorities in the Khasi Hills region, fighting for the rights and autonomy of the indigenous tribes against the oppressive policies of the colonial administration.

The Kiang Nangbah Monument commemorates the legacy and sacrifice of U Kiang Nangbah, who was executed by the British colonial authorities in 1862 for his role in the rebellion. The monument stands as a symbol of courage, resistance, and the struggle for freedom, inspiring generations of Meghalayans to uphold the values of justice, equality, and self-determination.

The monument features a statue of U Kiang Nangbah, surrounded by landscaped gardens and informative displays that recount his life, achievements, and contributions to the region's history. It serves as a place of remembrance and reflection, honoring the memory of a courageous leader who fought bravely for the rights and dignity of his people.

The Kiang Nangbah Monument is not only a historical landmark but also a cultural and educational center, attracting visitors from across Meghalaya and beyond to learn about the region's rich heritage and the struggle for independence. It stands as a testament to the resilience and determination of the Khasi people in the face of adversity, inspiring future generations to uphold the ideals of freedom, justice, and democracy.

This is the only landmark listed in Jowai. You will find the exact location of Kiang Nangbah Monument on the map above.

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