Arunachal Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein mentioned that analysis students are re-writing the historical past of the state and these could be included within the faculty syllabus in order that the longer term era would capable of know the state’s historical past on the faculty stage.
Addressing the ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’, commemorating the 147th beginning anniversary of Bhagwan Veer Birsa Munda, the Deputy Chief Minister introduced on Tuesday that the approaching Statehood Day (February 20) celebration could be devoted to the unsung heroes to be able to give them a befitting tribute.
The names of “unsung heroes” have already been uploaded on a devoted authorities portal by the Central authorities whereas few extra names are within the technique of importing. A statue of Bhagwaan Veer Birsa Munda was unveiled on the event by the Chief Minister Pema Khandu and different dignitaries.
Khandu mentioned that Arunachal Pradesh too has its share of freedom fighters however expressed concern that they weren’t correctly documented and have been misplaced in historical past. “They fought for the nation’s freedom and most of them died within the battle for Independence. However their tales have remained unknown and their contributions unrecognised…,” he mentioned.
He instructed the gathering that the state authorities, beneath a committee headed by Deputy Chief Minister Mein, has documented tales of 157 “unsung heroes” and submitted a listing of 60 of them to date to the Centre in search of recognition of their contribution to the liberty wrestle.
The checklist consists of MatmurJamoh, who had killed British officer Williamson at Komsing village whereas his followers killed Dr Gregorson at Pangi, each in East Siang district on March 31, 1911. Nonetheless, he (MatmurJamoh) died in obscurity and only a few data can be found about his final days at Mobile jail, the place he was together with others.
“Not solely the Adis of the central Arunachal belt, the Idu Mishmis, Wanchos, Singphos and the Khamptis within the East and Akas within the West had additionally resisted the British and fought wars with them,” he mentioned.