Pradhan: Earlier govts ignored unsung heroes of freedom struggle | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Union schooling minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday blamed earlier governments on the Centre for ignoring the contribution of unsung heroes of the freedom struggle.
Releasing India Post’s particular covers on six unsung heroes of Odisha, he mentioned the Indian Council of Historical Research might be tasked to hold out analysis to seek out the contribution of unsung heroes from Odisha Pradhan and railway and IT minister Ahwini Vaishnaw launched the particular covers of six freedom fighters, together with Jayee Rajguru, Bakshi Jagabandhu, Baji Rout and Chakhi Khuntia. The leaders gave credit score to PM Modi for recognising heroes “who have been ignored” by earlier governments.
In response to a request from a descendant of Jayee Rajguru to incorporate the contribution of freedom fighters from Odisha in curriculum, Pradhan mentioned, “Even after 75 years of our Independence, people have to make such demand… This is because people who were in power ignored the contribution of such heroes.”

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