Jamshedpur, Sep 29 (UNI) Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda today called upon the adivasis across the country to remain united to face any eventuality and work for the uplift of the tribals.
Addressing on the concluding day of the two-day national seminar on Kol Revolution, orgainsed by the Akhil Bharatiya Ho Sabha here, Mr Koda said the tribals were going through a crunch period and a nationwide awareness was needed to save the very existence of the tribals.
Mr Koda also urged the tribal youths to become self-reliant and said instead of depending on the government jobs alone the tribal youths should engage themselves in the small trades and cottage industries.
The Chief Minister also stressed on education in the tribal languages from the primary level.
He said the state government would introduce books in tribal languages to impart education in the schools of the state.
He said the places in the Kolhan region where the historic Kol Revolution took place would be developed as a tourist spot that would help develop tourism in the state.
Tribals, particularly the Ho community, from all over the country participated in the deliberation and exchanged their views on the tribal issues.