The Hill State Movement - A highlight of the few leaders who brought about the Birth of Meghalaya.
Capt. W.A. Sangma was born in Baghmara, South Garo Hills district. With prior military service, he entered political field in 1952, and subsequently was elected as the Chief executive member of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council(GHADC). He being the first Chief executive member of Garo Hills Autonomous District Council(GHADC), called a conference of the people of the autonomous hill districts at Tura on 6–8 October 1954, to consider the demand of a hill state.
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