Meghalaya's Kongthong Village Selected For Entry to UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Village’

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Published: September 9,2021 08:33 AM
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Meghalaya's whistling Kongthong has been selected for entry to UNWTO (The World Tourism Organization) 'Best Tourism Village' along with two other villages in India.

September 9, 2021: Meghalaya's whistling village Kongthong has been selected for entry to UNWTO (The World Tourism Organization) 'Best Tourism Village' along with two other villages in India.



Kongthong is popular among tourists for its ancient tradition, where a mother calls her child by a tune instead of a name.





“Meghalaya's whistling village Kongthong is selected for entry to the @UNWTO ‘Best Tourism Village' along with 2 other villages in the country,” tweeted Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma.





According to reports, the other two villages that have been selected are Pochampally of Telangana and Ladhpura Khas in Madhya Pradesh.