Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Museums for Tribal Freedom Fighters

Posted On: 27 JUN 2019 5:07PM by PIB Delhi

Government has decided to set up Museums to commemorate the contribution of Tribals in the freedom struggle. The particulars of museums sanctioned, location of museum and tribal freedom fighters / heroes associated with the museum are as under:-

Sl. No.

Name of State

Location of Museum

Tribal Freedom Fighters / Heroes

 
 

1

Gujarat

Garudeshwar, Rajpipla

Prominent freedom fighters from across the country.

 

2

Chhattisgarh

Raipur

Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh

 

3

Jharkhand

Ranchi

Birsa Munda

 

4

Andhra Pradesh

Lammasingi

Shri Alluri Seetha Ram Raju

 

5

Madhya Pradesh

Chhindwara

TantyaBheel, Bheema Nayak, KhajayaNayak,etc.

 

6

Kerala

Kozhikode

Thalakkal Chandu

 

7

Manipur

Makhal Village, Senapati

Rani Gaidinliu

 

8

Telangana

Hyderabad

Ramji Gond

 

 

The particulars of estimated cost, funds released to States and present status of setting up of museum are given below:-

 

Sl. No.

Name of State

Estimated Cost

(in Crores)

Fundsreleased by MoTA

(as on 24.06.19)

Current Status

MoTA Commitment

State Share

Total

1

Gujarat

50.00

52.55

102.55

26.48

In planning/ Implementation stage.

.

2

Chhattisgarh

15.00

10.66

25.66

7.50

3

Jharkhand

25.00

11.66

36.66

10.00

4

Andhra Pradesh

15.00

20.00

35.00

7.50

5

Madhya Pradesh

15.00

23.26

38.26

6.93

6

Kerala

15.00

1.16

16.16

7.50

7

Manipur

15.00

36.38

51.38

1.00

8

Telangana

15.00

3.00

18.00

1.00

 

 

165.00

158.67

323.67

67.91

 

 

This information was given by Union Minister of Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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