World Indigenous Peoples Day (Photo-UN.org)
World Indigenous Peoples Day (Photo-UN.org)

The whole world will celebrate World Tribal Day on August 9 and it will likewise be celebrated in Jharkhand on Sunday. Chief Minister Hemant Soren, had notified some days earlier that this year Jharkhand will likewise celebrate World Tribal Day by following social distancing norms and with presence of restricted numbers of peoples due to world epidemic COVID 19.

The tribal companies have actually decided to celebrate ‘World Tribal Day’ at six locations in the State Capital, in the middle of the threat of Corona virus infection. The occasion will be organized in a simple and social manner.

In Ranchi, programs will be held near Birsa Munda Chowk, Karthik Oraon Chowk, Rajendra Prasad Chowk, Albert Ekka Chowk, Birsa Munda Samadhi Sthal and Mahatma Gandhi statue situated at Moharabadi. The duty of arranging everywhere has been given to various people. There is a clear instruction that not more than 15-20 peoples will be gathered at any location.

The organisers have said that the social distancing throughout the revealed lockdown due to Corona infection will be totally followed. Programs will be organised just after following the rules of social distancing. Numerous tribal organizations will take part in the programme, but the number of individuals will be definitely restricted. All those going to the occasion will be in tribal outfit.

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) will also celebrate World Tribal Day, on Sunday. The party will also remember Mahatma Gandhi on the Day who announced ‘Quit India Movement’ on August 8 in 1942 against British Rule and on the next day on August 9 he was detained.

To mark the day, all preparations have been finished by JPCC under the chairmanship of JPCC Chief and Food Supply Minister, Rameshwar Oraon at the celebration headquarters in the State Capital.

Following JPCC Chief’s guideline, on August 9 the World Tribal Day events have actually been guaranteed at all the district head office of the State after paying tribute to the terrific characters of the State.

After taking stock of the preparations, answering the concerns of media persons Oraon stated that on August 9, the whole world commemorates World Tribal Day. “Its objective is that in the federal structure, the Government gives protection to the tribals. In those states where the party is at the helm, it celebrates the Day with great enthusiasm. There are provisions in the constitution to protect the water, forest and land, the tribals should get full facility of reservation, their interests should not be overlooked,” he included.


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