Left Menu
Development News Edition

We must help preserve tribal culture: Naidu

We must help preserve tribal culture: Naidu
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. Image Credit: ANI

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said tribals were the original inhabitants of India, and the people of the country should protect their culture. He was speaking at the inauguration of a two-day 'Adivasi Mahotsav' at Ramnagar in Madhya Pradesh's Mandla district. "Tribals are the original inhabitants of India and it is our duty to protect their culture and ensure their development.

This is our constitutional duty as well," the vice president said. Underlining the need for sustainable development, he said tribals inspire the society to dwell in nature and move forward with it. This festival is a good effort as it demonstrates indigenous people's culture, art and other aspects of their life, Naidu added.

"The government's efforts are not enough to preserve the tribal culture and the society should also chip in," he said. Terming education a gateway to progress, he said tribals should benefit from it. "Peace is necessary for development. Without peace development cannot take place," the vice president added. Union ministers Faggan Singh Kulaste and Prahlad Patel, who were present on the occasion, also stressed on the need to preserve tribal culture and art.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



Future of Food: Technology fostering the road to global food security

Technological innovation can help address most of the pressing issues facing the world today including food security by enhancing productivity, improving financial services, managing resources, addressing environmental concerns, etc....

Conspiracy theories on COVID 19: Legislators, Scientists, and Journalists all joined the Caravan

Conspiracy theories are not new for virus epidemics. There have been conspiracy theories on HIV-AIDS, Polio Vaccines, Ebola Virus, and several other diseases as well. However, what makes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus different from others is ...

Now it’s a war, Uganda deploys army to combat locust swarms

Its for the first time after 1986, the locust swarms have attacked Uganda twice in a season. With the increasing number of countries of Africa under attack by locust swarms, the problem seems to have taken a regional paradigm. Its very diff...

Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...


Latest News

Report reveals digital gap between high and low-income Commonwealth

A report launched in London this week revealed the yawning digital gap between high and low-income Commonwealth countries while offering solutions to tackle the imbalance.The report, titled The State of the Digital Economy in the Commonweal...

Two dead after Haitian police attack army HQ over work conditions

Haitian police demanding better working conditions shot up the army headquarters on Sunday, killing two servicemen and wounding a dozen more, the Defense Ministry said, prompting the government to cancel an upcoming carnival.In a statement ...

NZ Young Viticulturist of Year 2020 announces new Naming Rights sponsor

The NZ Young Viticulturist of the Year Competition is delighted to announce that Corteva Agriscience is the new Naming Rights sponsor for the programme and has just signed a three-year partnership.As a leading crop protection company with a...

Thunder cruise as Spurs end long road trip

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored a game-high 22 points and Chris Paul narrowly missed a triple-double to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 131-103 home victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. The Thunder got rolling in the second quar...

Give Feedback