Siat Khnam – The Meghalaya Lottery
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Siat Khnam – The Meghalaya Lottery

Known as Siat Khnam, the city of Shillong boasts a very unique lottery system. To obtain the random numbers needed for the lottery, a group of Khasi tribesmen squat in a semicircle around a straw target and fire as many arrows as possible into it over a set time before a canvas curtain is raised … Continue reading