Nohkalikai Falls Short Story

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Shocking Story Of The Breathtaking Nohkalikai Falls Nohkalikai Falls is located in Cherrapunji of Meghalaya, one of the wettest place on earth. It is India 's tallest plunge waterfall that is falling from an altitude of 1,115 ft. The pool of water formed from the Falls is somewhat greenish in colour. Surrounded by lush green and misty clouds, the waterfall is mostly rainfed. This mystic waterfall that can leave any visitor spellbound, sadly is tagged with a tragic legend. The Khasi word Nohkalikai literally translates to “jump of ka Likai”. Here, “Ka” is a prefix that is given to the female genger in Khasi. Likai is the protagonist of the ghastly story that you are about to read. 1) PC: Udayaditya Kashyap https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nohkalikai_Falls,_Cherrapunji.jpg The Story Of Nohkalikai Falls The legend of Nohkalikai Falls is as follows... Likai was a young mother who stayed in the village of Rangjytreh, which is found nearby the waterfall. Widowed at a young age, Likai had to be a porter, the job of her deceased husband. She had a little baby girl who she could not give her complete attention to. Naturally, when she was home, she would spend all her time with the baby. Through the persuasion of other women from the village, who insisted that the baby needed a father, she got married to a man. The new husband turned out to be petty, since he was jealous of all the attention she showered to the baby when she was home. His pettiness led him to do

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