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Odisha Latest event news ;Odisha Tribal Festival Mondei festival 2013 kicked off to a colorful start Today

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Reported by Basant Rath: The State-level mega tribal festival of Nabarangpur district  Mondei-2013 began at the block-level on Wednesday. The inaugural puja  was performed at RajChauria temple, of Kodinga under Kosagumuda block  by Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Ramesh Majhi, Dabugam MLA  Bhujabala Majhi, District Collector Yamini Sarangi, ZP president  Motiram Naik Superintendent of Police Brajesh Kumar Rai, Add. district  magistrate Bhimman Seth, Sub-Collector Parakhita Sethi, joined hands  together to celebrate lunching of Mondei-2013 by torching the light in presence of district level officers and member of the civil society  who had reached from across the district.

A congregation of local tribal dance troupes brought the Mondei  ‘mashal’ to the venue. Recalling the history of the festival Minister  Mr.Majhi said the successes of different development programmers  undertaken by the state government. Cultural festivals like this  create awareness among the people about their age-old tradition and heritage, at the same time local artists get the rare opportunity to  exchange views with their counterpart of the country, contributing to our own heritage, he added.
Speaking to the occasion Dabugam MLA said the tribals of this district  are organising Mondei in different places including at Kodinga, but  the mega cultural festival celebrated by the district council of culture was definitely a bold step which symbolises the age old  tradition of the tribals. Cultura troupes from the Gram  panchayat  level performed their dances,  Atrupta Atma Drama also staged later.  Various government departments including SHGs display their schemes  and in the stalls.


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