Moral responsibility to preserve our identity and heritage: Shibu Soren


Vivek Chandra, Ranchi: The two-day Jharkhand Tribal Festival began in Ranchi, the capital of Jharkhand, with a scintillating performance of tribal folk dance on the beat of the temple. The festival started with the lighting of the lamp.

Tribal society has a distinct identity

After duly inaugurating the function, Chief Guest and Rajya Sabha MP Shibu Soren said that for the first time after the formation of the state, Jharkhand Tribal Festival-2022 is being celebrated in a grand manner. He said that social forces should always work for development with a positive attitude towards the society. He said that today it is a matter of happiness that we are taking forward our language and culture. Tribal society has a different identity in the country. We all have a moral duty to protect our identity and heritage.

Identity crisis facing society

On the other hand Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that our government is organizing this tribal festival for the first time, such programs should have been organized earlier, but I do not know why the earlier governments did not organize such programs. did. He further said that today a crisis has arisen in front of the society regarding its identity.

Is it not unfortunate that today’s policy makers are not ready to accept the same diversity due to which different language, culture and religion, due to which we were considered as tribal? Constitutional provisions have only become a matter of discussion. The Chief Minister said that our land, our culture and our language are very important for the tribals.

All these things are threatened by the new avatar of development. After all, how can we let a culture die? The speakers of different tribal languages ​​have neither numerical power nor money power. For example, the Asuras for Hindu culture, we are Adivasis.

The Chief Minister also said that about whom hatred is written in the majority culture, hatred is shown through idols, after all we have to think how to ensure its security. Even if we had money power, we could have saved our culture like Jain/Parsi community. In such a situation, special attention needs to be given to this diverse group.

guruji student credit card scheme soon

Chief Minister Hemant Soren said that ‘Guruji is coming up with Student Credit Card Scheme’ to provide funds to the students to study, I know my society, I understand my Jharkhandi people. I know how difficult it is for my young friends to get a loan from the bank. The Chief Minister said that by running the program in mission mode, we are providing Kisan Credit Card. The Chief Minister said that the position of the bank is such that even if Hemant Soren goes to take a loan, he will reject it for the first time. It will be said that your land comes under CNT/SPT. Our youth are forced to work despite being skilled.

traditional reception

In this meeting, MP Shibu Soren and Chief Minister Hemant Soren were welcomed with tribal customs. After this he also saw and appreciated the exhibition of various artefacts. Tribal artists from all over the country are participating in this function. The program started with a song by famous folk singer Megha Shree Dalton, followed by Jhumar and other folk dance artists.

taste of tribal cuisine

Stalls of tribal delicacies have also been set up in the program, which are being liked by the people.
Through the Jharkhand Adivasi Mahotsav, the fragrance of tribal folk culture and folk colors is spreading not only in Jharkhand but in the whole country as well as spreading the feeling of love for water, forest and nature.

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