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Nohkalikai Falls

Once there took place a very sad incident. There was a woman here named LiKai who was married to a very nice man who was a porter and after a few months of marriage she also gave birth to a beautiful daughter. Sadly after a few days, her husband died while carrying iron to Sylhet. She was left all alone without any support and a little girl to feed along with herself. Finding no other option she also took up the job of a porter. Since she was having no time at all to look after her daughter she was remarried. After this also she had no time to look after her husband or her daughter. Her husband grew angry and one day out of frustration he killed the little girl and cooked her as a meal. When LiKai was back home she could not see her daughter but instead of looking for her she decided to have the meal which look very good. After she had finished and was going to take a betel leaf, she found a severed little finger and soon understood what had happened. She lost her senses immediately and went mad. She kept on running and at the end jumped in this waterfall. After this the local people named it NohKaLiKai in which Noh means jump of, Ka is the term used for Meghalayan women and LiKai is the name. So, it means Jump of KaLiKai. This is at present a popular tourist attraction where you will find beautiful sceneries. The force of the waterfalls is maximum during the summers and monsoon and least during the winters.
Siva Ilankumaran
Splendid view of water plunge from 335 meter cliff surrounded by dense lush green hill. Noh Ka Likai fall is the fourth highest waterfalls in the world. The view is spectacular and completely engross you with the view.
Saurav Mishra
5. Nohkalikai Falls, CherrapunjiCherrapunji is known as the world's wettest place and Nohkalikai Falls is the highest plunge waterfall in India. These are two main reasons for visiting the place and added to it is the jaw dropping beauty of the place. It has a story of legend connected to it. It is said that a local woman jumped off the cliff next to the fall after a family tragedy.
Soul & Fuel
Pratyusha Sen
The legendary tale and the fact that it is the tallest plunge waterfall in India will surely give you the chills. Don't forget to miss the sunset while being here.