First National Tribal Carnival -2016
Question: The first National Tribal Carnival will be organised on October 25-28, 2016 in which of the following city?
(a) New Delhi
- From 25 to28 October,2016; the First National Tribal Carnival will be organised in Delhi.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate First National Tribal Carnival in Delhi on October 25, 2016.
- This was announced by Union Tribal Affairs Minister Shri Jual Oram in New Delhi on 18 October 2016.
- The main purpose of this carnival is to promote a sense of inclusiveness amongst the tribals.
- The underlying idea is to preserve and promote various facets of the tribal life relating to culture, tradition, customs and their skills and to expose it to the general public with a view to utilizing the potential for overall holistic development of the Scheduled Tribes.
- Activities like displaying documents on traditional socio-culture aspects, exhibition of art/artifacts, cultural performances, demonstration of skills like sports, paintings, traditional healing practices etc. will be part of the four day event.
- Workshop on issues like Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 (PESA)- its implementation, benefit to tribal community and its drawbacks, Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006 and its implications and reservation in politics and recruitment will also be part of the carnival.
- About 1600 tribal artists and around 15000 tribal delegates from across the country are expected to take part in the carnival.