PM MODI HONOURS FREEDOM FIGHTER AND TRIBAL ICON BIRSA MUNDA

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached out to the tribal community by honouring Birsa Munda> he inaugurated the Birsa Munda Museum in Ranchi, along with a set of welfare schemes on the first ever ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’ or tribal pride day.“After Independence, for the first time in the country, on such a large scale, the art-culture of the entire country’s tribal society, their contribution to the freedom movement and nation-building is being remembered and honoured with pride”, he said. 

 

He took a dig at the Congress by saying those who ran the country after independence did not record the contributions of the tribal society in the process of nation building and freedom movement. He also inaugurated the Rani Kamalpati Railway Station in honour of the first Gond queen in Bhopal. In his visit he also inaugurated around 100 museums dedicated to tribal culture marking the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda. 

 

 

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