How Lumding got its Name


The word Lumding derives its name from couple of Dimasa language(local dialect). 'Lama' and 'Ding' connoting 'straight pathway'. The word Lumding is also believed to be from khasi words 'loom' and 'ding' meaning lack or scarcity of water, which is a true problem here specially during summer. There's another Railway station adjacent to it with the same root word "Lama" (Path).