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Rahul pays tribute to tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda

ANI
Published : Jun 9, 2019, 1:10 pm IST
Updated : Jun 9, 2019, 1:10 pm IST

Birsa was 19th-century folk hero who is known for his movement to protest against forceful land grabbing by British government.

'I pay tribute to tribal honour, autonomy and culture youth icon 'veer Birsa Munda' on his death anniversary,' Rahul Gandhi posted online. (Photo: File)
 'I pay tribute to tribal honour, autonomy and culture youth icon 'veer Birsa Munda' on his death anniversary,' Rahul Gandhi posted online. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday paid tribute to tribal freedom fighter Birsa Munda on his 119th death anniversary.

"I pay tribute to tribal honour, autonomy and culture youth icon 'veer Birsa Munda' on his death anniversary," tweeted Rahul Gandhi in Hindi, along with a picture of Birsa Munda's stamp.

 

Hailing from Munda tribe, Birsa was a 19th-century folk hero who is known for his Millenarian movement to protest against forceful land grabbing by the British government.

He died of cholera on June 9, 1900, in a British jail.

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