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National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav”

Current context: Ministry of Tribal Affairs with Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) to start Aadi Mahotsav (National Tribal Festival) from 17th August 2019.
National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav”
  • The festival is a 9-day event from 17th August till 25th August 2019 and is to start at Polo Ground, Leh-Ladakh.
  • The theme of the Aadi Mahotsav 2019 is “A celebration of the spirit of Tribal Craft, Culture and Commerce”.
  • TRIFED is to play the role of a ‘Service provider’ & ‘Market Developer’ for the event
  • Around 160 Tribal artisans from more than 20 states across the country would participate and showcase their masterpiece in areas of Tribal Textiles, Tribal Jewellery, and Tribal Paintings etc.
  • The tribes constitute over 8% of the country’s population and correspond to over 10 crore Indians.
  • The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has conducted such mega fair in all 27 states and this is the first time that the Aadi Mahotsav is being held in Ladakh.

Question: 

Q.1 The Aadi Mahotsava 2019 was held at?
a. Srinagar
b. Ladakh
c. Bhopal
d. Bhubaneswar
National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav” Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 17, 2019 Rating: 5

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