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Locality Name : Mawmluh ( मॉम्लुह )
Block Name : Shella Bholaganj
District : East Khasi Hills
State : Meghalaya
Language : English and Khasi, Garo
Current Time 01:40 AM
Date: Wednesday , Jun 20,2018 (IST)
Time zone: IST (UTC+5:30)
Telephone Code / Std Code: 03637

Assembly constituency : Shella assembly constituency
Assembly MLA : Donkupar Roy
Lok Sabha constituency : Shillong parliamentary constituency
Parliament MP : Vincent H. Pala
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Pin Code : 793108
Post Office Name : Cherrapunjee
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Mawmluh current Weather     
Current Temperature is 19.4 °C

Humidity: 99%
Wind : From SSE at 12.6 kph
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Mawmluh Village in Sohra (cherrapunjee)is one of the oldest village in the area. The average population of this village is around 1500. it is located near the cement factory known as Mawmluh Cherra cements Ltd. It is 4 kms from the main Cherrapunjee market area.Mawmluh Village is easily accessible by road since it is located near the main Sohra-Shella Road.Mawmluh is a place of history. The name derived from the age old tradition of the kings"when taking an oath a person has to lick the tip of the sword smeared or dip in salt". the name Mawmluh literally translated would be Salty-stone...Maw - Stone and Mluh - stone.Mawmluh Villgae was once a part of the Nongkhlaw Kingdom and it used to be the resting place of the Prince.The war known as "ka thma Mawkhyrdop" broke between the king and the general viceroy and some people fled to the nearby village now known as Laitkynsew Village.Mawmluh used to be the main trading area where goods from the erstwhile East Bengal (Bangladesh) were brought here through the Mule trails and supplied to the whole northeast frontier of the East India company.The pit roasting of fish is one of the main occupations of the people here. Fish brought all away from the ocean and big rivers were preserved,sold and supplied from here.it is the unique technique of the locals to preserve the fish by drying the water where the fish are placed upside down in a wood/bamboo skewer and then placed next to the burning fire.Another occupation was the Ironmongery.The iron found in this area was considered to be one of the best during that time. But gradually it was blended / adulterated with the lesser grade iron from the plain by some merchants with the permission of the viceroy to the king. This finally brought an end to the Ironmongers and also was one of the main reasons of the "Thma Mawkhyrdop".
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Mawmluh is a Village in Shella Bholaganj Block in East Khasi Hills District of Meghalaya State, India. It is located 52 KM towards South from District head quarters Shillong. 50 KM from State capital Shillong

Mawmluh Pin code is 793108 and postal head office is Cherrapunjee .

Mawmluh is surrounded by Mawsynram Block towards west , Khadarshnong-Laitkroh Block towards North , Pynursla Block towards East , Mawphlang Block towards North .

Shillong , Jowai , Nongstoin , Karimganj are the near by Cities to Mawmluh.

Mawmluh 2011 Census Details

Mawmluh Local Language is English. Mawmluh Village Total population is 1152 and number of houses are 224. Female Population is 52.8%. Village literacy rate is 82.0% and the Female Literacy rate is 43.1%.


Census Parameter Census Data
Total Population 1152
Total No of Houses 224
Female Population % 52.8 % ( 608)
Total Literacy rate % 82.0 % ( 945)
Female Literacy rate 43.1 % ( 497)
Scheduled Tribes Population % 93.8 % ( 1080)
Scheduled Caste Population % 0.0 % ( 0)
Working Population % 32.9 %
Child(0 -6) Population by 2011 163
Girl Child(0 -6) Population % by 2011 53.4 % ( 87)

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Politics in Mawmluh

UDP , INC are the major political parties in this area.


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There is no railway station near to Mawmluh in less than 10 km. How ever Guwahati Rail Way Station is major railway station 120 KM near to Mawmluh

Colleges near Mawmluh

Riwar College
Address : Rangthylliang p.o & P.s: Pynursla east Khasi Hills meghalaya

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Nabon Sawian Memo Ups
Address : mawmluh , shella bholaganj , east khasi hills , Meghalaya . PIN- 793108 , Post - Cherrapunjee
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Address : mawmluh , shella bholaganj , east khasi hills , Meghalaya . PIN- 793108 , Post - Cherrapunjee

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Near Cities
Shillong  45 KM near     
Jowai  52 KM near     
Nongstoin  60 KM near     
Karimganj  86 KM near     
Near By Taluks
Shella Bholaganj  0 KM near     
Mawsynram  14 KM near     
Khadarshnong-Laitkroh  21 KM near     
Pynursla  25 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Shillong Airport   48 KM near     
Borjhar Airport   110 KM near     
Kumbhirgram Airport   150 KM near     
Singerbhil Airport   172 KM near     
Near By Tourist Places
Cherrapunjee   10 KM near     
Shillong   50 KM near     
Jowai   64 KM near     
Nongpoh   87 KM near     
Karimganj   88 KM near     
Near By Districts
East Khasi Hills   50 KM near     
Jaintia Hills   64 KM near     
Karimganj   86 KM near     
Ri Bhoi   88 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Kamakhya Rail Way Station   116 KM near     
Guwahati Rail Way Station   120 KM near     

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