Bhubaneswar: In a bid to promote a sense of inclusiveness, the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs will organize a National Tribal Carnival, the first of its kind in the country in the national capital on October 25 which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Speaking on the development, department minister Jual Oram on Tuesday said the carnival will showcase the various facets of tribal life, culture, tradition and help them bring into the notice of general public in larger sense. By such an approach a holistic development can be ensured for the tribal people, he said.
The event which would span over a period of four days would showcase different arts, artifacts, cultural events, tribal sports, paintings, traditional healing practices. Besides seminars on Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act (PESA)-1996, Forest Rights Act with their different aspects like implementations, repercussion s, benefits to tribal people will also be a part of the event.
Oram informed that about 1600 artists and more than dozen thousand tribal youths will participate in the event.