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CULTURAL TREAT: Law Minister Biswabhusan Harichandan at the inaugural of Parab at Koraput on Thursday.
CULTURAL TREAT: Law Minister Biswabhusan Harichandan at the inaugural of Parab at Koraput on Thursday.

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Law Minister inaugurates tribal festval

Koraput: The 11th State-level Tribal Festival - Parab -- was inaugurated by Law Minister Biswabhusan Harichandan. Highlighting the rich tribal culture and tradition of Koraput district along with its historical background, he said the history and culture of Orissa would be incomplete without including Koraput. This year's stage for the festival has been designed as a replica of the historic Batrish Singhasan, the great seat of justice of Nandapur. Speaking on the importance of the replica he said that the State was in a challenging position to provide justice to one and all and at every doorstep.

MP's plea

However he expected good results for the State as he was speaking near the seat of justice which had given many people justice in the past. Koraput MLA Taraprasad Bahinipati, Kotpad MLA Basudev Majhi and Nowrangpur MP Parasuram Majhi demanded that the Minister make efforts to take the spirit of the festival to the state capital and facilitate the process for ensuring better market for the local talent of KBK region.

District Collector Shubha Sarma presided over the meeting which was followed by cultural programmes.


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