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25th October, 2023 Polity

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Context: The Aadi Mahotsav, the National Tribal Festival inaugurated by the Union Tribal Affairs Minister on 25th October, 2023, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Key Highlights

  • This festival is organized by the Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited (TRIFED), which falls under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • Aadi Mahotsav is a significant platform that showcases India's rich tribal culture, craftsmanship, culinary art, and economic endeavours.
  • Over 100 stalls will be set up to provide a glimpse into the diverse and vibrant world of India's indigenous heritage. In addition to traditional handicrafts, handloom products, pottery, and jewellery, the event will also highlight "Millets grown by Tribals."

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AADI MAHOTSAVA: https://www.iasgyan.in/daily-current-affairs/aadi-mahotsava


Q. What are the cultural traditions and social challenges faced by tribal communities in India, and how has government policy aimed to address their needs and promote their well-being?