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Jharkhand Foundation Day

  • 16 Nov 2021
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On November 15, 2021, the 21st State Foundation Day was celebrated in Jharkhand. The birth anniversary of Lord Birsa Munda is also celebrated on this day.

Key Points

  • The state of Jharkhand was created on 15 November 2000 by bifurcating the southern part of Bihar.
  • Jharkhand, located in the north eastern part of India, is also called 'Jungle of Forest' or 'Bushland'.
  • On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the people of Jharkhand and online inaugurated the Bhagwan Birsa Munda Memorial Udyan cum Freedom Fighter Museum in Ranchi.
  • On this occasion, in the program organized at Project Bhawan, three eminent personalities of Jharkhand who were honored with Panshree and the descendants of Lord Birsa Munda were honored.
  • Along with the Universal Pension Scheme, 'Sahay Yojana' was launched to connect youth and girls in Naxal-affected districts of Khunti, West Singhbhum, Gumla, Seraikela and Simdega.
  • Apart from this, the second phase of 'Poolon Jhanno Ashirwad Abhiyan' was launched, a new web portal related to Panch Navjeevan Sakhi Didis was inaugurated.
  • Chief Minister Hemant Soren also launched the program 'Aapke Adhikar, Aapki Sarkar, Aapke Dwar' in Khunti district and launched the app related to it.
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