Jigmechu, in the past, was indeed called by the name “Majhathang”, meaning the “flat land of peacocks”. Jigmechu is a scenic settlement on the banks of Wangchu river in Chhukha located 180 meters above sea level.
Places of interest
From the Hindu point of view, the Ney is a holy place wherein Godess Sawraswati (Lhamo Yangchen lhamo), Chumo Ganga (Matey Ganga) and Tshodha Langpo. It is also considered the place from where the hell and heaven’s ways are directed.