Believe it or not the ongoing Tribes India Aadi Mahotsaw at Delhi Haat is much bigger and brighter than its editions in the past. This is so with as many as 200 stalls and 1000 participating artisans from across the country.

Indeed, it is a mini-India all under one roof, it seems. Like the Tribes India website, the Aadi Mahotsav seems to be a one-stop gifting destination that caters to different types of needs of customers.

From the natural and immunity-boosting tribal produce such as organic haldi, dry amla, wild honey, black pepper, ragi, triphala, and lentil mixes such as moong dal, urad dal, white beans, and dalia to artefacts such as paintings be it in the Warli style or Patachitras, all are on sale.

More even jewellery handcrafted in the Dokra style to bead necklaces from the Wancho and Konyak tribes of the North-East to the rich and vibrant textiles and silks, namely; from colourful puppets and children’s toys to traditional weaves such as Dongria shawls and Bodo weaves; from iron craft from Bastar to bamboo craft and cane furniture; all these are available in one place. 

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Depending on the requirements and budget, these products can customised into gift hampers. Packaged in premium organic, recyclable, sustainable packing material, designed by renowned designer Ms. Rina Dhaka exclusively for Tribes India, these make for ideal gifts for any occasion. 

One can also enjoy exotic foods such as madwa roti, litti chokha, dhuska, banjara biryani, dal baati and churma from different parts of the country here at the festival. 

The Aadi Mahotsav- A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Crafts, Culture and Commerce is on at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi till the 15th February 2020 from 11 am to 9 pm.

Visit Aadi Mahotsav and further the “Vocal for Local” movement. Jai Hind.

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