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Birsa Munda

Birsa was an Indian Tribal Freedom Fighter. He belonged to the Munda tribe. He was called “Dharti Abba” which means “Father of the Earth”. Who was Birsa Munda? Birsa Munda was born on November 15, 1875. He was born in Ulihatu village (now in Jharkhand). His family left Ulihatu in search of employment. They went ..

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‘Khuntkatti’ law

Recently, a man was thrashed by the villagers at Besrazara Bazaar Tand, Simdega in Jharkhand and later burnt alive in presence of police. Key Facts The man was burnt alive for allegedly cutting trees illegally and selling them in market, which is considered as violation of ‘Khuntkatti’ law. According to villagers, the deceased was warned ..

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November 15: Janjatiya Gaurav Divas Celebrations

India is observing the Janjatiya Gaurav Divas on November 15, 2021. Highlights Decision to celebrate November 15 was taken by Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on November 10, 2021. The day was declared as a part of celebration of 75 years of India’s independence. It will commemorate the tribal freedom fighters. What is ..

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November 15 declared as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’

On November 10, 2021, Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved declaration of November 15 as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas. Key Points The day was declared as a part of year-long celebration of 75 years of India’s independence, in a bid to commemorate brave tribal freedom fighters. November 15 also marks the birth anniversary date of ..

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M.P: PM Modi to address Tribal Pride Day Mahasammelan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address the Tribal Pride Day Mahasammelan in Madhya Pradesh on November 15, 2021. Highlights PM will address the Mahasammelan at Jamboori Maidan Bhopal. Mahasammelan is being organised to commemorate the birth anniversary of Lord Birsa Munda. On this occasion, several programmes will be organised in every tribal-dominated gram ..

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November 15: Birth Anniversary of Birsa Munda

Every year, the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda is observed on November 15. In order to commemorate his sacrifices and contributions towards the National movement, the state of Jharkhand was created on his birth anniversary. Therefore, Jharkhand celebrates its Statehood Day on November 15. About Birsa Munda Birsa Munda was a tribal freedom fighter who ..

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Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari pays tribute to Loknayak Birsa Munda

Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari pays tribute to Loknayak Birsa Munda On the occasion of 144th birth anniversary of the great revolutionary freedom fighter at Raj Bhavan, Mumbai on 15 Nov. Freedom fighter Loknayak Birsa Munda was belonged to the Munda tribe.  He spearheaded a tribal religious Millenarian movement that arose in the Bengal Presidency in the late 19th century.  He is the only tribal ..

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