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Araku Utsav

2 day Araku Utsav- a festival showcasing the rich heritage and culture of the tribes, was celebrated in Andhra Pradesh. The Festival: The Araku Utsav is a 2 day annual celebration in the Araku Valley of Andhra Pradesh. It is aimed at showcasing the local tribal culture and heritage. It is also to encourage tourism ..

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Santhali used in Rajya Sabha for the first time

On December 6, 2019, MP Sarojni Hembram from Odisha for the first time spoke in a tribal language called Santhali. She raised the matter of public importance during the zero hour. Also, Srimati Sarojini demanded Bharat Ratna for Pundit Raghunath Murmu, the Santhali scholar who introduced Ol Chiki script for the language in 1925. Santhali ..

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WADI (Wasteland Development in India)

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) aims to provide employment to members of the tribal community and reduce the migration of tribals from their native places under its comprehensive WADI project. What is the WADI (Wasteland Development in India) project? NABARD’s WADI is a flagship program which aims for the livelihood creation ..

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Update : Tribal Welfare in India

In a written reply given by the Union Minister of Tribal Affairs to the Rajya Sabha, the nation was informed about the government’s efforts to promote tribal artisans and for Tribal welfare in the country. Go Tribal Campaign TRIFED had launched a “Go Tribal” campaign in June. Indigenous Products like tribal art and handlooms from ..

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Solung festival begins in Arunachal Pradesh

The annual socio-religious Solung festival of Adi tribe has started in Arunachal Pradesh. Solung is 5-day long agro-based festival is celebrated every year by the Adi tribe in the first week of September. Key Facts The Solung festival reflects the socio-religious features of the Adi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. Adi or ‘Bangni-Boker lhoba ’people are ..

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