Tribal martyrs will find their place in school texts: Ashok Gehlot

 Jaipur |;Plans are afoot to include the history of Mangarh massacre, during the independence struggle, in the syllabus of Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education in future, chief minister Ashok Gehlot said on Saturday.

The government is examining the history Mangarh massacre of 1912 and efforts are being made to include it in syllabus, he said. “We are examining the records so that the history could be popularised.

It should come to the knowledge of the country that tribal communities had played an important role in the freedom struggle,” said Gehlot after unveiling a statue of Govind Guru, a freedom fighter, at Mangarh Dham in Banswara district.

Gehlot also paid homage to the martyrs of Mangarh massacre by British troops. Speaking on the occasion, Gehlot said that Bhil community (tribals) had played important role in the freedom struggle and the history should come before people.

Meanwhile, BJP also held a function near Mangarh to pay tributes to the martyrs.

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