Mail News Service
Gamharia: The Adivasi-Moolvasi community paid its respects to the Kharsawan martyrs at a function organized at the Community Bhawan on Usha Morh. The people offered flowers before the photographs of the martyrs.
While presiding the occasion, senior member of the community, Sukhram Tudu recalled the black day of 1st January, 1948. He said, “The incident of 1st January, 1948 was worse than the mass massacre at Jallianwala Bagh. The treatment meted out to the Adivasis-Moolvasis defied all concepts of cruelty.”
Those present on the occasion were Parikshit Mahto, Amin Mandal, Vikram Mandal, Rajendra Mahto, Ram Prasad Mukhi, Yogendra Mardi, Krishna Bhagat, Mirja Hansda, Surendra Tudu, Masoom Ansari, Buddheshwar Nayak, Kanhai Mandal, Bhim Besra and Arjun Murmu.