Birsa Munda birth anniversary to be commemorated as Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas, says PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid rich tributes to Bhagwan Birsa Munda on his Jayanti on Monday. Modi remembered his contribution to give strength to the Freedom Struggle and his fight for the interests of the Adivasi samaj.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid rich tributes to Bhagwan Birsa Munda on his Jayanti on Monday. Modi remembered his contribution to give strength to the Freedom Struggle and his fight for the interests of the Adivasi samaj.
"Like we mark 15th August, 26th January, Gandhi Jayanti and Sardar Patel Jayanti, we shall mark 15th November, the Jayanti of Bhagwan Birsa Munda as 'Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas'. This will be a day to celebrate the glorious tribal culture and contribution to national development".
Birsa Munda is revered as Bhagwan (God) by tribal communities across the country. Birsa Munda fought bravely against the country against the exploitative system of the British colonial system and spearheaded the movement against British oppression giving a call for ‘Ulgulan’ (Revolution). The declaration acknowledges the glorious history and cultural heritage of tribal communities.
The day will be celebrated every year and would recognize the efforts of the tribals for the preservation of cultural heritage and promotion of Indian values of valour, hospitality and national pride.
Ministry of Tribal Affairs is celebrating Azadi kaAmrit Mahotsav and has sanctioned 10 tribal freedom fighters' museums including Birsa Munda Freedom Fighter Museum Ranchi. The Ranchi Museum includes completion of conservation and renovation works of Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi, installation of statues of 13 tribal freedom fighters, light and sound show.
All these initiatives and many more to come will now bring out the real contribution of tribal people to the country and also give a roadmap for their all round development, the Minister concluded.
Delhi: PM Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh and other leaders pay tribute to tribal freedom fighter #BirsaMunda, at the Parliament premises on his birth anniversary today. pic.twitter.com/JaONXm5xLK— ANI (@ANI) November 15, 2021