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SHILLONG | Aug 14, 2019:
The residents of Kongthong village, popularly known as the whistling village of Meghalaya, has sent a distinct musical and melodious invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit the village.
The invitation in the form of a "tune" was prepared exclusively for the Prime Minister by one of the elderly women of the village requesting him to visit the whistling village.
The tuneful message was sent to PM Modi through Rajya Sabha MP, Prof Rakesh Sinha, who arrived in Meghalaya on Wednesday just to visit Kongthong village.
"The people have distinctively prepared a tune for Modiji, requesting him to visit the village. I cannot promise anything but I will of course send the tune to the Prime Minister as a kind of an invitation from a mother," Prof Sinha told media persons here in Shillong on Wednesday.