PM to inaugurate Aadi Mahotsav tribal festival tomorrow

New Delhi: In an effort to showcase the tribal culture on the national stage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate “Aadi Mahotsav”, the mega National Tribal Festival, on 16th February at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi.

“This year, it is being organised from 16 to 27 February, with the spirit of tribal culture, crafts, cuisine, commerce and traditional art under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.” said the official statement.

It said, “The Prime Minister has been at the forefront of taking steps for the welfare of the tribal population of the country”.

The programme will showcase the rich and diverse heritage of tribes from across the country in over 200 stalls at the venue.

Around 1000 tribal artisans will participate in the Mahotsav.

Since 2023, it has been celebrated as the International Year of Millets, along with usual attractions like handicrafts, handloom, pottery, jewellery, with a special focus in the Mahotsav will be on showcasing “Shree Anna” grown by tribals.


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