The state government is celebrating the 17th foundation day of Jharkhand.Since it was established on the birth anniversary of the tribal hero and freedom fighter Birsa Munda,top brass of the state government paid tributes to him.
They included Governor Draupadi Murmu,Chief Minister Raghubar Das,Ex CMs Arjun Munda and Hemant Soren.Even Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings and recalled Birsa Munda’s courage and efforts toward empowerment of tribal communities.
To mark the event,the offices,secretariat and the entire Morahabadi Maidan were spik and span
As it is,Jharkhand was set up after dividing Bihar on November 15,2000 by then BJP government led by Prime Minister Atal Bihari Bajpayee at the Centre.
The colourful function was being held at a stadium in Morhabadi, Ranchi.The Governor Draupadi Murmu, Chief Minister Raghuwar Das, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Ministers for State Jayant Sinha and Sudershan Bhagat were present.
On this occasion, the state government has planned large scale public campaign through various media to make people aware about various welfare schemes.