Droupadi Murmu becomes first President to reach Ulihatu, descendants of Birsa Munda urge her to get them pucca houses

Ulihatu, Khunti: Droupadi Murmu became the first President to visit Ulihatu which is the birthplace of Bhagwan Birsa Munda and offered her tributes to the great tribal icon on his birth anniversary which also coincidences with the 22nd formation day of Jharkhand. 

After reaching the house where Bhagwan Birsa Munda was born she offered her floral tributes to the great tribal leader and also interacted with his descendants. 

Hailing from the Santhal Tribe herself the President spoke with the descendants of Bhagwan Birsa Munda in their local language. The people who still live in mud houses urged the President to get them pucca houses.

The President remained in Ulihatu for about thirty minutes after which she left for Ranchi from where she flew to Madhya Pradesh. At Ulihatu she was accompanied by Jharkhand Governor Ramesh Bais, Chief Minister Arjun Munda, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda, Union Minister of State for Education Annapurna Devi and Jharkhand’s Women and Child Development Minister Joba Manjhi.

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