Tribal Pride Day/Janjatiya Gaurav divas: 15 November

Tribal Pride Day/Janjatiya Gaurav divas: 15 November


  • The Union Cabinet has approved November 15 as ‘Tribal Pride Day’ to honor the brave tribal freedom fighters as part of the celebration of 75 years of India’s independence.

Tribal Pride Day The Hindu analysis current affairs:

  • ‘Tribal Pride Day’ will be organized every year to recognize the efforts of tribals in preserving cultural heritage and promoting Indian values ​​of national pride, valor and hospitality.
  • He organized many tribal movements in different regions of India against the British colonial rule. These tribal communities include Tamar, Santhal, Khasi, Bhil, Mizo and Kol.
  • A Tribal Freedom Fighters Museum will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister in Ranchi.
  • November 15 is also the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda, who is revered as a god by tribal communities across India.

Tribal Freedom Fighters:

Birsa Munda:

  • He was born on November 15, 1875. They belonged to the Munda tribe.
  • He led an Indian tribal religious millennium movement during British rule in the tribal areas of modern Jharkhand and Bihar in the late 19th century.

Martyr Veer Narayan Singh:

  • He is considered the pride of Sonakhan in Chhattisgarh, after the famine of 1856 he plundered the grain stocks of traders and distributed them among the poor.
  • The sacrifice of Veer Narayan Singh made him a tribal leader and the first martyr of Chhattisgarh in the freedom struggle of 1857.

Mr. Alluri Sita Rama Raju:

  • He was born on July 4, 1897 in a village called Mogallu near Bhimavaram in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Alluri is best remembered for leading the ‘Rampa Rebellion’ against the British, in which he organized the tribal people of Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts to revolt against foreigners.
  • He was inspired by the revolutionaries of Bengal to fight against the British Government.

Rani Gondileu:

  • She was the spiritual and political leader of the Naga community, who led the rebellion against British rule in India. At the age of 13 she joined the Heraka religious movement of her cousin Haipou Jadonang.
  • For him the Naga people’s journey to independence was part of India’s wider movement for independence. He also spread the message of Gandhiji in Manipur region.

Sidhu and Kanhu Murmu:

  • On June 30, 1855, two years before the revolt of 1857, two Santhal brothers Sidhu and Kanhu Murmu gathered 10,000 Santhals and declared a rebellion against the British.
  • The tribals took an oath to drive the British out of their motherland. The Murmu brothers’ sisters Phoolo and Jhano also took an active part in the rebellion.

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