“Miss India indigenous” (Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India): India’s first indigenous beauty pageant by progressive tribal women – Jharkhand

Manoj Choudhary, Hindustan Times, Jamshedpur, Apr 16, 2017

Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes
An independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal roots. | To read the full article, click here >>

In a bid to break the stereotypes about tribal culture , an independent tribal filmmaking body organised India’s first indigenous beauty pageant, which portrayed tribal women as progressive yet inclined towards their tribal roots.

The Adivasi Moolvasi Janjatiya Miss India (Miss India indigenous) was organised in Jharkhand’s Jamshedpur by the All India Santhali Film Association (AISFA) to showcase tribal culture through its women.

Around 20 tribal women from all around the country participated in the contest. […]

Film director Vinod Kumar said tribal youth were highly talented and with proper training they could get due space in the glamour and fashion world. […]

Source: Tribal women walk the ramp in Jharkhand to break stereotypes | india-news | Hindustan Times
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