Today is the 121st martyrdom day of Birsa Munda, the god of the tribes. While fighting the British in the country’s independence, at the age of 24, he was poisoned and killed in Ranchi Jail. The relatives of such a brave son are fighting the battle to lead a dignified life today. On his birth and death anniversary, the ritual of garlanding his statue is paid. At the time of elections, the name is glorified, then everyone forgets them.
Birsa Awas Yojana is being run by the Jharkhand government on the lines of PM Awas Yojana for the homes of the tribals of the state. The central and state government is running a scholarship scheme for ST-SC children to study.