National president of the Akhil Bhartiya Vanvasi Kalyan Ashram (ABVKA) Ramchandra Kharadi assured to support the nationwide effort to record and preserve tribal culture and practises. He said this while addressing a public meeting held at Namsai district on Monday.
Kharadi further said that the tribal people must come forward to protect themselves from being converted. He also enlightened the people about the activities carried out by the ABVKA for the larger interest of the tribal people across the nation.
While appreciating Arunachal state government’s gesture on creation of a separate department for the indigenous people of the state, he appealed to the DCM for providing skill development training to the youths so that they could become job giver rather than job hunters.
Arunachal Deputy chief minister Chowna Mein also attended the meeting.
Earlier, national organising secretary of ABVKA Atul Jog spoke about the activities of the Kalyan Ashram in the entire nation since its inception and achievements so far in nation building through empowering the tribal people of the nation.
He also talked about how Kalyan Ashram is assisting in preservation and documentation of the rich tradition and culture of the tribes of the country.
MLA Chow Zingnu Namchoom, Arunachal Vikas Parishad (AVP) district unit president Chow Arina Manpoong also spoke.
Delegates from various organisations, PRI members, and the general public attended the programme which was organised by the AVP.
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