The Ministry of Education under the Minister of Labor Education, Skills Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, will celebrate ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’ in a grand way in schools, higher education institutions and skills across the country on November 15.
Last year, the government declared November 15 “Janjatiya Gaurav Divas” dedicated to the memory of the brave tribal freedom fighters. November 15 is the birthday of Birsa Munda who is revered as Bhagwan by tribal communities across the country.
Birsa Munda was an iconic freedom fighter, social reformer and revered tribal leader of the country, who bravely fought against the exploitative British colonial government system and became a legendary figure in his lifetime, often referred to as ” Bhagwan”. He organized and led the tribal movement, calling for “Ulgulan” (revolt) to the tribals. He encouraged tribals to understand their cultural roots and observe unity.
According to the Ministry of Education “To commemorate the contribution of tribal freedom fighters, the Ministry of Education, in association with AICTE, UGC, Central Universities, Private Universities, other educational institutions higher education, CBSE, KVS, NVS and institutions of competence famous ‘JanjatiyaGaurav Divas’ The national celebrations of JanjatiyaGaurav Divas will witness a large number of programs such as debating competitions on the theme “Contribution of Heroes Janjati to the struggle for freedom”, social activities, etc. in educational institutions across the country.
“The contributions of courageous tribal leaders like Bhagwan Birsa Munda and others will be highlighted during these celebrations. The students will also be commended for their good work,” the ministry said.
The Ministry of Education further stated that these celebrations will inspire future generations to recognize their sacrifices as tribal freedom fighters for the country, to advance their heritage and to preserve tribal culture, art and tradition. rich tribal heritage.
(With ANI entries)