PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates First National Tribal Carnival (Download PDF)


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India’s PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the first National Tribal Carnival in New Delhi. This carnival promotes a sense of completeness among the tribal population. It is celebrated for four-days displaying and promoting tribal culture on a large scale.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Carnival preserves and promotes the various aspects of tribal tradition, culture, customs, and skills.

Key Aspects

  • Participation from around 1,600 tribal artists and 8,000 tribal delegates from India.
  • Tribal personality’s expert in various fields such as arts and culture, sports, academics literature and medicine are invited.
  • Exposes tribal culture to the general-public increasing the potential for overall holistic development of the Scheduled Tribes.
  • Transportation arrangement like special trains to bring tribal artists to the carnival from various parts of the country.
  • Special activities like displaying documents on:

    • Traditional socio-culture aspects
    • Exhibition of art/artifacts
    • Cultural performances
    • Demonstrations of skills like paintings, sports, traditional healing practices, etc.
  • Workshops on issues like:

    • Implementation of Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 (PESA),
    • Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006

About National Tribal Carnival

  • Celebrated by the aborigines & tribal of India in the New Delhi, India.
  • Celebrated in the mid-February.
  • Organized by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India.

- Published/Last Modified on: October 26, 2016


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