The 10-day-long ‘Aadi Mahotsav’, a festival of tribes will be launched today by Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda in a virtual format.
Keeping in view of restrictions due to Covid-19, the TRIFED has decided to organise its annual event Aadi Mahotsav-2020 in an online mode.
At the festival, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Renuka Singh, Minister for Tribal Development, Madhya Pradesh Meena Singh and TRIFED chairman Ramesh Chand Meena would be the guests of honour for this online inauguration. AIR correspondent reports, the Aadi Mahotsav is being hosted on the Tribes India website www.tribesindia.com and the main focus of this year is on the tribal craft and culture of Madhya Pradesh.
The Aadi Mahotsav is a unique celebration of the spirit of tribal culture, crafts, cuisine and commerce. It commenced in 2017.The festival is an attempt to familiarize the people with the rich and diverse craft and culture of the tribal communities across the country, in one place.
Official sources informed that despite the unprecedented circumstances caused due to the corona pandemic this year, TRIFED has decided to continue with this tradition by organising it on an online platform.