Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik inaugurates 7-day-long National Tribal Craft Mela 2019
Bhubaneswar: Chief minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik inaugurated National Tribal Craft Mela-2019 in Bhubaneswar on November 23. The 7-day-long 8th National Tribal Craft Mela has been organised with the objective of promotion and popularisation of traditional tribal arts and crafts. Tribal artisans will showcase handicraft items, handloom products, iron, bamboo products, puppets, siali crafts, tribal textiles and embroidery work, tribal paintings and many more tribal products. More than 240 tribal artisans from 18 states including Sikkim, Manipur, Nagaland, Assam, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal are participating in the Mela.