VP M Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate National Tribal Festival ‘Aadi Mahotsav’ in National Capital today
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate Aadi Mahotsav, a National Tribal Festival today at Dilli Haat in INA in the National Capital. It will continue till 15th of this month. The Tribal Affairs Ministry said, the Aadi Mahotsav – A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Crafts, Cuisine and Commerce is a successful annual initiative that was commenced in 2017. The festival was an attempt to familiarise the people with the rich and diverse craft, culture of the tribal communities across the country, in one place.
The festival at Dilli Haat in INA will comprise display and sale of tribal art and craft, medicine, cuisine and folk performances. Around one thousand tribal artisans, artists and chefs from more than 20 States of the country will participate and provide a glimpse of their rich traditional culture.
Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation (TRIFED), as the nodal agency under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, has been working to improve the income and livelihoods of the tribal people, while preserving their way of life and traditions.