Freedom Struggle | Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Ministry of Culture, Government of India

Freedom Struggle: Commemorating milestones in history, unsung heroes etc.

Birsa Munda Jayanti

This theme anchors our commemoration initiatives under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. It helps bring alive stories of unsung heroes whose sacrifices have made freedom a reality for us and also revisits the milestones, freedom movements etc. in the historical journey to 15 August, 1947.

Programmes under this theme include Birsa Munda Jayanti (Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas), Declaration of Provisional Government of Free India by Netaji, Shaheed Diwas etc.

Special initiatives of Ministry of Culture under this theme include the following

Digital District Repository: An initiative to document local history of each district of India and how it is connected to the overall history of the freedom struggle in India.

Unsung Heroes: A compilation of people who have played a role in securing our freedom through many sacrifices.

Zara Yaad Karo Qurbani: A special podcast dedicated to the freedom movements in India can be heard here.

Swatantra Swar: A selection from poetry banned during the British Raj.