President Murmu pays tribute to Birsa Munda in Jharkhand

15 November, 2022 | Pragati Singh

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On Tuesday, President Droupadi Murmu paid tribute to independence warrior Bhagwan Birsa Munda on his birth day in Jharkhand.

On Tuesday, President Droupadi Murmu paid tribute to independence warrior Bhagwan Birsa Munda on his birth day in Jharkhand.

On her first visit to Jharkhand as President, she went to Bhagwan Birsa Munda’s birthplace in Ulihatu, Jharkhand, to pay her respects before his statue. Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais and Chief Minister Hemant Soren were also present.

Earlier in a tweet, President stated “On Janjatiya Gaurav Divas, my greetings to fellow citizens, especially brothers and sisters of the tribal society! Tribal communities have enriched the life of the nation with their arts, crafts and hard work. Their lifestyle offers the world lessons in nurturing nature.”

In another tweet, she said “Tribal communities made great contributions to the freedom struggle. I bow down to all tribal freedom fighters and unsung heroes. Tribal people’s contribution to the nation’s journey since Independence is no less significant. My best wishes for their development and prosperity.”

President Murmu was met at Birsa Munda Airport by Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais and Chief Minister Hemant Soren.

President Murmu will depart Jharkhand shortly for a two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh. She will be the Chief Guest at the Tribal Pride Day celebration in Lalpur, Shahdol, on Tuesday, the birth anniversary of Lord Birsa Munda. On this occasion, the President will also preside over the implementation of the Pesa Act in Madhya Pradesh.

In the evening, she will also virtually lay the groundwork for two projects from Bhopal.

On November 16, the President will attend the Women’s Self-Help Group Conference at Motilal Nehru Stadium in Bhopal.