Published on: November 16, 2022

Janjatiya Gaurav Divas

Janjatiya Gaurav Divas

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http://newbeginningadultcare.com/demoiselles-abandonnees-comme-epreuve-deloyales/ The birth anniversary of the iconic tribal leader Birsa Munda is observed as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas by government

About Birsa Munda

  • He 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 (now Jharkhand) in the late 19th century, during the British Raj
  • Revolt areas : Concentrated in the Munda belt of Khunti, Tamar, Sarwada and Bandgaon.
  • New Faith :Birsait’(Mundas, Oraons, and Kharias)
  • Cause : Unfair land grabbing practices by colonial and local authorities that demolished the tribal conventional land system
  • Known for challenging the Christian missionaries and revolting against the conversion activities along with the Munda and Oraon communities.
  • Revolt : Ulgulan movement
  • Slogan: Bua raj ete jana, maharani raj tundu jana (“Let the kingdom of the queen be ended and our kingdom be established”)