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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first National Tribal Carnival in New Delhi on Tuesday, seeking to promote a sense of inclusiveness among the tribals.
"Main purpose of this four-day carnival is to promote a sense of inclusiveness among the tribals. The carnival will showcase and promote various facets of tribal culture on a large scale," an official release mentioned.
About 1,600 tribal artists and around 8,000 tribal delegates from across the country are expected to take part in the carnival.
Union Tribal Affairs Minister Jual Oram, Environment and Forest Minister Anil Madhav Dave, Minister of State for Tribal Affairs Jaswantsinh Sumanbhai Bhabhor, Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare Faggan Singh Kulaste, Minister of State for Agriculture Sudarshan Bhagat, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju and Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai will also grace the occasion, the release added.
The events during the carnival will be a mix of live musical and dance performances, exhibitions, display of craft, fashion show, panel discussion, book fair etc. The carnival promises to be a mix of art, music, traditional food and one of its kind of non-stop venue for lively entertainment of India’s traditional tribal way of life full of experience and knowledge. Workshops and exhibitions have been organized from October 26 to 28, 2016. Cultural show will be held daily during this period in Hamsdhwani Amphitheatre.