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Aadi Mahotsav 2021 | TRIFED : Highlights

Aadi Mahotsav:

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu, has inaugurated the Aadi Mahotsav at Dilli Haat in New Delhi.


  • The festival is being organized at Dilli Haat
  • It comprises the display and sale of tribal art & craft, medicine, cuisine, and folk performances.
  • The festival will be participated by some thousand tribal artisans, artists, and chefs from across the 20 States of the country.
  • The tribal communities will provide a glimpse of their rich traditional culture.
  • The festival is being organized under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
  • Under the ministry, TRIFED has been working to improve the income and livelihoods of the tribal people besides preserving their way of life and traditions.

About Aadi Mahotsav:

  • It is a National Tribal Festival that was inaugurated on February 1, 2020.
  • The festival will continue till February 15, 2021.
  • The Aadi Mahotsav is the celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Crafts, Cuisine, and Commerce.
  • This initiative runs successfully since 2017.
  • It is an attempt to familiarise the people with the rich and diverse craft, the culture of the tribal communities from across the country.
  • The festival is organized under the theme: “Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Cuisine and Commerce”.