Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the fortnight long popular Adivasi Mela-2018 at the IDCO Exhibition Ground at Unit 3 here on Friday.
Around 145 kiosks are showcasing indigenous tribal products and 37 exclusive kiosks have been set up for display and sale of various handicrafts items made by the tribal communities.
One can find various tribal products, tribal home decor crafts, and spices, artifacts made of metal, wood, stone and other materials at the Mela.
A number of cultural programmes showcasing dance and music of several tribal groups have also been lined up in the evenings over the 15 days.
The Mela which will continue till February 9.