PM Modi in his Mann Ki Baat mentioned the importance of Sammakka-Saralamma and Maridamma fairs to the society
PM Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat mentioned about Fairs and their importance to the society. PM Mentioned about various tribal fairs in the country, like:
PM Modi in his Mann Ki Baat, Prime Minister Modi mentioned 8 major fairs across the country, among them the importance of Sammakka-Saralamma of Telangana and Maridamma of Andhra Pradesh is noteworthy. The fairs reflect the culture and traditions of the community.
1) ‘Mawli Mela’ of Narayanpur of Bastar in Chhattisgarh 2)Bhagoria Mela of Madhya Pradesh 3)Tarnetar and Madhopur Melas in Gujarat 4)Maridamma fair in Andhra Pradesh 5)’Siyawa ka Mela’ or ‘Mankhan Ro Mela’ in Rajasthan 6)Sammakka-Saralamma Jatara in Telangana 7)Mahasu Devta Fairs in Himachal and Uttarakhand. 8-‘Minjar Mela’ of Chamba in Himachal Pradesh
PM Narendra Modi said : “Our youth must join them and whenever you go to such fairs, share the pictures on social media too. You can also use a specific hashtag if you want.
Through this other people will also know about those fairs. You can also upload photos on the website of the Ministry of Culture.
In the next few days, the Culture Ministry is going to start a competition, where, those who send the best pictures of the fairs will also be rewarded. So do not delay, visit the fairs, share their pictures, and maybe you will get rewarded too”