The Union government is all set to mark the birth anniversary of iconic tribal leader Birsa Munda, who led a rebellion against the British, on Monday as ” Janjatiya Gaurav Divas” with Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the celebrations.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’ celebrations in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal on November 15 to mark the birth anniversary of iconic tribal leader Birsa Munda, who led a rebellion against the British.
According to Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda, PM Modi will lead the celebrations on Monday as part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Munda also thanked the prime minister for declaring November 15 as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas and sadi that this has filled the tribals with a new zeal and a great sense of confidence.
“The prime minister will take part in a major programme at Bhopal being organised on the occasion of Janjatiya Gaurav Divas in which more than two lakh tribals will participate. He will virtually launch the Birsa Munda Freedom Fighter Museum at Ranchi,” PTI quoted the Union minister as saying during a press conference on Friday.
On November 15, Prime Minister Modi will first pay floral tributes at Birsa Munda’s statue at Parliament House and then virtually inaugurate the Birsa Munda museum before leaving for Bhopal.