Homage to Birsha Munda in Kokrajhar
Adivashi community and All Assam Adivashi Students Association (AASAA) recalled contribution and dedication of freedom fighter Bir Birsha Munda on 142nd birth anniversary observation at Ashurline Daloabari in Kokrajhar district on Wednesday.
The anniversary was organised by AASAA central committee in association with Kokrajhar west anchalik committee and Daloabari unit AASAA. The AASAA and Adivashi community recalling Bir Birsha Munda, freedom fighter of India,who sacrifice his life for the cause of Independence of India movement.
Munda was borned on November 15(1875) and died on June 5(1900). Stephen Lakra, president of AASAA paid floral tribute to Bir Birsha Munda on the occasion. A football trophy was also organised to mark the anniversary observation.
BTC executive member Rajib Brahma graced as chief guest on the occasion.He remembered Bir Birsha Munda, who participated in the freedom movement.
In the football final match, Daloabari Geolang Club won the match defeating Ashurline Sports Club 3-2 goal through penalty kick.
The winner team was awarded a trophy and cash Rs. 6000 and runners up team was given away trophy and cash Rs. 4000.
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