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75th anniversary of tribals' war against British

Written by: Staff
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Bhopal, Aug 8 (UNI) A series of functions to mark the 75th anniversary of the struggle by tribal revolutionaries against the Britishers would be organised across Madhya Pradesh till October this year.

A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the government committee on historical occasions, chaired by Chief Minister S S Chouhan here yesterday.

The programmes and functions would be designed in such a way to acquaint the new generation with the role and contribution of the tribal revolutionaries in the freedom struggle.

All monuments and sites associated with the tribal movement will be listed and protected. During the celebrations, yatras would be taken out from such monuments.

Revolutionaries Lalaram of Niwari and Lavate of Betul, both alive, would be honoured along with the family members of other revolutionaries by the state government.

Sihawa, Banjaridhal, Chhindwara, Rudri-Navagaon, Orchha, Seoni, Turia, Ghunghuti and Harda of undivided Madhya Pradesh were associated with the tribal movements.

It was decided to set up a museum showcasing the contributions of tribal revolutionaries and collection of revolutionary folk songs and folklores. Places where revolutionaries died would be preserved as important monuments.

UNI SP KD BST1311

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