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