Meghalaya, the land of clouds, is home to 3.6 million (36 Lakh) people. It has some of the wettest places on planet earth. It is situated just south of Assam and north of Bangladesh.
Meghalaya has a predominantly agrarian economy with a significant commercial forestry industry. The important crops are potatoes, rice, maize, pineapples, bananas, papayas, and spices. There is also some industry present which includes mining mostly.
Let’s find out who’s the richest in the state of Meghalaya.
A politician who also has interests in mining, earthmoving, etc. His assets are worth ₹290 crores. His affidavit submitted to EC says his fleet of vehicles has increased by six to touch 144. But 129 of these are trucks and earth movers. The remaining are high-end SUVs and sedans.
His son Dasakhiatbha Lamare, again a politician as well, is a millionaire too. He owns 15 vehicles, some of them are luxury cars, and his total assets are worth ₹40 crores.
Vincent H Pala
He is the owner of Jaintia Coal mines and is among the richest tribal.
An MLA from UDP with assets over ₹ 87 crores,
An NPP politician with assets of over ₹ 40 crores.
Renikton Lyngdoh Tongkhar
A politician from HSPDP with assets worth over ₹ 29 crores.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is the richest Indian in Meghalaya?
Ngaitlang Dhar is the richest person in Meghalaya. He is a politician by profession.
How many billionaires live in Meghalaya?
There are currently 0 billionaires in dollar terms who live in Meghalaya.