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Aadi Mahotsav or Tribal Festival organised in Delhi

Aadi Mahotsav or Tribal Festival organised in Delhi

The Aadi Mahotsav will be organised between 16th to 30th November 2019 at Delhi-Haat, INA. That is 15 days mega event. The inauguration ceremony will be presided by Home Minister Shri Amit Shah who will be the Chief Guest and Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Arjun Munda will preside over the program.

Key Points:

  • The guest of Honour of this event will be Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Smt Renuka Singh Saruta.
  • The festival will showcase tribal handicrafts, art, paintings, textiles, jewellery, etc. through 200 stalls and will be offered for sale.
  • More than one thousand tribal artisans and artists from 27 states will participate during this festival. The culture and tribal customs, festivals, martial arts, etc. of 20 states of the country will be demonstrated during this period.
  • 26 such festivals have been planned, during the current financial year.
  • Among these, eight festivals have been organized in Shimla, Ooty, Leh-Ladakh, Visakhapatnam, Noida, Indore, Pune and Bhubaneswar.
  • There are around 900 tribal artisans participated in these and sold more than 5 crore rupees.
  • For the First time, this Aadi Mahotsav will showcase a wide range of products from the tribal artisans from Leh (Ladakh).
  • The theme of the Aadi Mahotsav festival is “a celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Crafts, Culture and Commerce”.

What is TRIFED?

  • The existence year of The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) is 1987.
  • It’s Head Office is situated in New Delhi
  • It has a network of 13 Regional Offices located at various places in the country.
  • TRIFED an organisation of Ministry of Tribal Affairs, the Government of India has introduced a new idea of organising “Aadi Mahotsav – National Tribal Festival” so that tribal masters and women have direct access to the markets of metros and state capitals.

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