Birsa Munda

Indian tribal freedom fighter

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Birsa Munda: Indian tribal freedom fighter
Birsa Munda pronunciationΒ ; 15 November 1875 – 9 June 1900) was an Indian tribal freedom fighter, and folk hero who belonged to the Munda tribe. He spearheaded a tribal religious millenarian movement that arose in the Bengal Presidency in the late 19th century, during the British Raj, thereby making him an important figure in the history of the Indian independence movement. The revolt mainly concentrated in the Munda belt of Khunti, Tamar, Sarwada and Bandgaon.


'Mamata govt halted benefits of over 80 central schemes for poor': Amit Shah [Video]

'Mamata govt halted benefits of over 80 central schemes for poor': Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah paid tribute to freedom fighter Birsa Munda in Bankura. He is on a two-day visit to the state. During his visit, Shah said, "I can see in the eyes of people the hope for..

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Rahul Gandhi pays tribute to Birsa Munda on his 144th birth anniversary

"My humble tributes to Veer Birsa Munda on his birth anniversary. His courageous efforts to transform the tribal society is a source of inspiration for all of us," Gandhi tweeted from his official..
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