National seminar on ‘Tribal healing’ begins

  • Showcasing state’s tradition at IGRMS laudable

From Tomik Doke

BHOPAL, Feb 19: Bhopal-based Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalya (IGRMS) or National Museum of Humankind or Museum of Man is unique anthropology museum of such type in the country and consistently recording the evolution of man and culture, said Madhya Pradesh AYUSH department additional chief secretary Shikha Dubey.

In her inaugural address to participants including representatives of tribal research institutes of national seminar on ‘Tribal healers’ from across the country, she said such efforts would help revive and promote traditional treatment practices.

Its permanent exhibitions – open, indoor galleries (Veethi-Sankul and Bhopal Gallery) and periodical/ temporary are very educative she said and exhorted all its staffs to continue their endevaours.

The seminar on ‘Tribal healers’ aims at brining many unknown facts to limelight, IGRMS director Prof Sarit Kumar Chaudhury said, in his address earlier, highlighting its relevance. The visitors could avil the benefit of getting treated for their old and complicated diseases with herbal medicines of tribal healers while steam bath of Kerala will have special attraction.

In fact, a five-member team led by IGRMS’s Arunachal representative Nyayir Riba is attending the seminar. Other members are Yanung Jamoh Lego, Tony Modi, Nayosa Yobin and Ngwangisa Yobin while Tomik Doke has accompanied to assist the team.

AONS adds: The Arunachal team showcasing state’s unique culture and traditions at IGRMS deserves appreciation, said APCC president Takam Sanjoy, state NPP president Gicho Kabak and Ripe Bagra (women president).

They made special reference of senior journalist Pradeep Kumar for publicizing their activities as that would encourage them to deserves appreciation, he said in a statement.

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