The second 'Kolkata Adibasi Facebook Meet' aims to unite youngsters and adults from the tribal communities who have established themselves in various careers.

"We are trying to translate the virtual friendship into real bonding so that this platform can be used to promote development and unity among the tribal members," Pradip Kumar Hansda, one of the organisers, said.

He added the responsibility lies with the accomplished members of the tribal communities to foster growth and progress for the rest.

"The educated and privileged youths of the tribal society need to take up issues and provide solutions. Since they are active on social media, we believe it could be a catalyst in bringing about change. Youngsters are already buzzing with ideas and this platform will help give those ideas shape," Hansda cited.

As many as 642 users of the popular social networking site have been invited to the day-long meeting at the Victoria Memorial Hall grounds.

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