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Famous Madhavpur Mela Organised in Gujarat

For the very first time, Ministry of Culture organised Madhavpur Mela in Gujarat with an objective to symbolise the country’s unity in diversity.

The four-day long event was organised under the banner of "Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat in Madhavpur Ghed, district Porbandar. A group of 150 people from the Northeast were given a traditional welcome
Famous Madhavpur Mela Organised in Gujarat

Purpose of the event

The purpose of this integration is to bring various parts of the country especially the Northeast, close to each other under the banner of Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Madhavpur Mela shares its connection with the Mishmi tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. The Mishmi tribe traces its ancestry to the legendary King Bhishmak and through him to his daughter Rukmini and Lord Krishna

Highlights of the event


  • The festival celebrated the immortal journey which Rukmini undertook from Arunachal Pradesh to Gujarat with Lord Krishna
  • All the Union Territories and states except West Bengal are participating in the Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat campaign and have been paired for the purpose of exchanges at the level of students, sports and through culture.

Expected Questions

Which of the following ministry organised the Madhavpur Mela in Gujarat?
a.  Ministry of Culture
b.  Ministry of Tourism
c. Ministry of Tribal Affairs
d. Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region

In which district of Gujarat was Madhavpur Mela organised in 2018?
a. Tapi
b. Navsari
c. Porbandar 
d. Kheda

Under which of the following banners was Madhavpur Mela organised in Gujarat?
a. Skill India Mission
b. Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat
c. Digital India Mission
d. Other than the above
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