Tribal Affairs Ministry plans nationwide celebrations to mark Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas on November 15
Ministry of Tribal Affairs has planned nationwide celebrations to mark Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas on 15th of November. The Union Government has declared 15th November as Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas to commemorate the contributions of tribal communities in the nation’s history and culture. It will inspire the coming generations for preservation of cultural heritage and national pride. 15th November is the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda who is revered as Bhagwan by tribal communities across the country. Birsa Munda was an iconic freedom fighter, social reformer and revered tribal leader of the country.Giving details about the various programmes to be organised to commemorate this day, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda said in New Delhi that his Ministry has organised a mega event at Khunti District of Jharkhand in presence of the President Droupadi Murmu. She will also garland the statue of Bhagwan Birsa Munda at his birthplace at Ulihatu village.Mr. Munda further informed that Union Ministers have been asked to participate in the programmes organised in their States on this day. He also said, the States have also been asked to take part in the events to be organised by State Tribal Research Institutes.Mr. Munda said, on the occasion of this Divas, TRIFED will organise a number of events on tribal products. As part of it an Aadi Mahotsav will be held at Gramin Haat in Indore, Madhya Pradesh from 15 to 27th November. He said, a week-long Aadi bazar will also be organised at Ekamra Haat in Bhubaneswar from 15th November.
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