A small state in northeastern India. Its name means "The Abode of Clouds" in Sanskrit. It is one of three Indian states with a Christian majority of the population. Most residents follow the traditional matrilineal norm where the "Ka Khadduh" (or the youngest daughter) inherits all the property and acts as the caretaker of aged parents and any unmarried siblings. Presbyterians and Roman Catholics are the major denominations of the Christians in Shillong. Meghalaya is predominately a farming state.