Shillong (North-East India) maintains a matriarchal society. What this means is that the guys go to the girlâ€™s house after marriage and take their title. More on the coolest non-metros in India: 34 per cent of Indiaâ€™s population is â€˜very happyâ€™. Why? Our bet is because they probably live in one of these 9 non-metropolitan cities that are just too cool.