Monday, Nov 28, 2022

Birsa Munda


Life, legend of tribal icon Birsa Munda

November 21, 2022 10:28 am

Born in the late 19th Century, around 1874, in a poor, peasant family, Munda grew up at his aunt’s home in Chlakad, away from his father’s birthplace in Khunti. There are stories of the crippling poverty that surrounded him and of days spent without food.

The inspiration for New India: The unsung martyrs of Mangarh

November 17, 2022 8:31 am

More than 1,500 tribal freedom fighters died, battling colonial rule. India's growth story was incomplete when the tribals were left behind. In New India, the community must have a prominent place

Govt working in mission mode for uplift of tribals: Adityanath

November 16, 2022 4:57 am

He also directed officials to chalk out plans and programmes to encourage the use of forest herbs and focus on promoting eco-tourism in the tribal belt.

Birsa Munda did not bow to British like Savarkar, says Rahul Gandhi

November 21, 2022 4:53 pm

Maintaining that adivasis are the original inhabitants of India, Rahul said BJP and RSS purposely call them “vanvasis (those who live in forest)”.

Birth anniversary of Birsa Munda: The leader, his contributions

November 15, 2022 6:17 pm

What was the role Birsa Munda played in fighting for tribal rights, and why is he remembered as an iconic tribal leader? We explain.

#Politics | No party lines over Birsa Munda, all hail tribal hero

November 15, 2022 1:03 pm

With parties eyeing the tribal vote ahead of the Gujarat Assembly elections, slated to be held next month, and the 2023 polls in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, the Janjatiya Gaurav Divas has emerged as a red-letter day to reach out to the community.

President Murmu to lead tribal day events at Birsa Munda's native village

November 13, 2022 8:19 am

The week-long celebrations will include several other national- and state-level programmes, according to Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda.

UGC, AICTE asks institutions to celebrate 'Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas' on November 15

November 07, 2022 8:59 am

UGC and AICTE have asked affiliated institutions to celebrate the birth anniversary of tribal leader Birsa Munda as 'Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas' by holding debate competitions and spreading his legacy.

Celebrate tribal heroes, says Modi in Dahod, initiates work to overhaul loco workshop

April 20, 2022 10:23 pm

Addressing a gathering of about two lakh from five tribal districts in Kharod, Dahod, where he also inaugurated development projects worth Rs 21,969 crore, PM Modi recalled tribal leaders such as Birsa Munda and Govind Guru, while expressing disappointment that “history has forgotten the massacre of tribals”.

Delhi Confidential: Honour, A Gesture

November 20, 2021 2:25 am

Although Chairperson and former Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra was slated to cut the ribbon for the new hall at Manav Adhikar Bhawan office of the National Human Rights Commission, Vimla, a housekeeping staffer, was called in last minute to inaugurate the hall.