Updated on 11 Nov 2021, 8:13 pm
Leisan C (PHOTO: IFP)
The Union cabinet has decided to declare November 15 as ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Divas’ to mark the birth anniversary of revered tribal leader and freedom fighter Birsa Munda and honour the contribution of the members of scheduled tribes to Indian history and culture.
State general secretary administration of ST Morcha BJP Manipur Pradesh Leisan C said that the union cabinet’s decision was taken on Wednesday in New Delhi.
To highlight the glorious history of the tribal communities, their culture and achievements, a week-long programme will be organised by the Union government from November 15 to 22 to celebrate and commemorate the contributions of Birsa Munda as well as that of members of the schedule tribes to the history of India and its culture, he said.
State ST Morcha BJP will also be organising a thanksgiving programme on Friday in honour of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the state party office located at Nityaipat Chuthek, Imphal at noon, he added.