Seraikela: Seraikela-Kharsawan district administration celebrated Birsa Jayanti and the foundation day of Jharkhand at the district headquarters on Thursday. The programme was inaugurated by Deputy Commissioner Chhavi Ranjan who garlanded a statue of Bhagwan Birsa Munda on the Collectorate premises. Other district administration officials including DDC Kunj Bihari Pandey also paid rich tributes to the great son of India.
Addressing the gathering, the DC said all citizens should follow in the footsteps of Bhagwan Birsa Munda to create Jharkhand of his dreams. He said all individuals should take a pledge to make Jharkhand a developed and ideal welfare state. He said the Central and state governments were working sincerely to make Birsa Munda’s dreams come true.
Later, the district administration officials offered floral tributes to Birsa Munda at various places including Birsa Munda Udyan and Birsa Cowk. Those present included district planning officer Suresh Rai, DRDA director Anita Sahay, District Transport Officer Dinesh Ranjan, DEO Alka Jaisawal, Sports Officer Bal Kishore Mahato and Circle Officer Shubhra Rani.