Bhopal: President Droupadi Murmu visits Tribal Museum, lauds its concept

The President was presented with a miniature metal idol of Lord Ganesha, a set of books including Bhariya Devlok and a Gond painting.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 07:37 PM IST
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President Droupadi Murmu at tribal museum in Bhopal | FP PHOTO

Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): President Droupadi Murmu visited the Tribal Museum which showcases the life of various tribal communities, and lauded the concept.

Noted tribal artist Bhuri Bai welcomed the president into the museum.

The President was accompanied by Governor Mangubhai Patel, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda. Murmu praised the concept of Tribal Museum and the way things were exhibited there, an official said.

She visited the Tribal Life Gallery, which showcases the architectural, craft, behavioural characteristics and lifestyle of Gond, Baiga, Bharia, Sahariya, Bhil and Korku tribal communities living in the state. She also took a tour of the Likhindara exhibition gallery , Chinhari museum stall and also the one dedicated to the games of tribal children.

Chief minister gave introductory information regarding these galleries to the President. President appreciated the design and display of the museum. The President was presented with a miniature metal idol of Lord Ganesha, a set of books including Bhariya Devlok and a Gond painting.

Chouhan said that before visiting the museum, the president also planted a sapling along with governor Patel and him, and this reflected her dedication towards the conservation of environment

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