Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: As a part of the Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav and Philately day celebrations, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Ashwini Vaishnaw launched Particular Covers on six unsung heroes of Odisha, who made nice contributions within the nation’s freedom battle.
These unsung heroes are Buxi Jagabandhu, Sahid Baji Rout, Sahid Jai Rajguru, Sahid Chakhi Khuntia, Sahid Chakra Bisoi and Parbati Giri.
Vineet Pandey, Secretary, Division of Posts; Alok Sharma, Director Basic (Posts) and different senior officers of Division of Posts, Ministry of Communications attended the occasion on Wednesday.
Suvendu Swain, Chief Postmaster Basic of Odisha together with a number of different dignitaries joined the occasion just about from Odisha.
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Whereas welcoming the Ministers and friends, Vineet Pandey, Secretary Posts highlighted the endeavour of Division of Posts to deliver earlier than the world the inspiring tales of unsung heroes of our freedom battle, via stamps and particular covers. The Division launched 103 particular covers on Unsung heroes of our freedom motion on October 13, 2021.
The Particular Covers have been launched by Minister of Training, Ability Improvement & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of Communications, Railways and IT Ashwini Vaishnaw at Dak Bhawan, New Delhi. The 2 Ministers additionally interacted with the relations of the 6 Unsung heroes, through Video hyperlink from Odisha. In his speech, Union Minister of Training Pradhan recollected the battle of those nice women and men and reminded the current technology of their duties to up preserve the values and path proven by these eminent personalities.
Minister of Communication Ashwini Vaishnaw recollected that the nice contributions made by the 6 heroes are etched within the minds of the Odia folks and the way they have been part of the native folk-lore. He congratulated the Division of Posts for bringing out Particular covers of those unsung heroes of Odisha.
The relations of the 6 freedom fighters additionally attended this system just about and have been offered albums of the Particular covers by the Division of Posts officers at native Publish workplaces of their respective dwelling cities in Odisha. Each the Ministers additionally interacted with the relations. The operate was additionally attended from Bhubaneshwar by Suresh Chanadra Dalai, Commissioner Cum Secretary, Odia Language, literature & Tradition, Govt. of Odisha.