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A comic book e-book on freedom fighters of President Murmu’s ilk

Sidhu and Kanhu Murmu from the Santhal neighborhood, and their revolt towards the Britishers, characteristic prominently within the newest comedian e-book on tribal freedom-fighters launched by the Centre. President Droupadi Murmu, who hails from Odisha, belongs to the identical Santhal tribe.

As per a press release by the Ministry of Tradition on the discharge of the newest Amar Chitra Katha comedian e-book on tribal freedom-fighters, “Sidhu and Kanhu Murmu revolted towards the British and their stooges. They led the Santhal within the Hul insurrection. Each had been betrayed, caught and hanged”.

The truth is, in her first speech as India’s fifteenth President, President Murmu had invoked the Santhal revolution as effectively. “From the Santhal revolution, Paika revolution to Kol revolution and Bhil revolution, the tribal contribution within the freedom wrestle was additional strengthened. We had been impressed by the sacrifice of Lord Birsa Munda ji for social upliftment and patriotism,” she had stated.

By the way, Birsa Munda additionally finds satisfaction of place within the comedian. “Birsa Munda, of the Munda tribe, turned a legend in his opposition to the British. He led the Mundas in a sequence of confrontations with them. He was caught and imprisoned and in keeping with British information, died of cholera. He was 25 when he died,” says the assertion.

The Santhal Hul befell in 1855-56 and was led by the Santhal adivasis and lower-caste peasants preventing towards the atrocities of the upper-caste landlords, moneylenders, merchants, police, and administrative officers from the East India Firm within the erstwhile Bengal presidency.

The third Comedian e-book on tales of 20 Tribal Freedom Fighters was launched earlier this week within the Capital, within the presence of Union Residence Minister Amit Shah. The gathering recollects the sacrifices of a number of the bravest women and men who impressed their tribes and gave up their lives to battle British rule.

The Ministry of Tradition as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav has launched pictorial books on 75 freedom fighters in collaboration with Amar Chitra Katha (ACK) to create consciousness among the many youth and youngsters concerning the sacrifice and patriotism of our lesser-known heroes of freedom wrestle. The primary ACK comedian e-book on India’s 20 Girls Unsung Heroes, and Second on tales of 15 ladies elected to the Constituent Meeting had been launched earlier.

Distinguished tribal freedom-fighters whose tales have been included are: Tilka Majhi, who mobilised the Pahadia tribe, and was later hanged; Thalakkal Chanthu of the Kurichiyar tribe; Budhu Bhagat of the Oraon tribe; Tirot Singh, a Khasi chief, who died in jail; Raghoji Bhangre who belonged to the Mahadeo Koli tribe; and Rendo Manjhi and Chakra Bisoi of the Khond tribe.

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