In Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, a heritage walk was organized by the Ministry of Tourism of Government of India to commemorate the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and World Tourism Day. During the heritage walk, school children were taken to the village of Veer Gundadhur, a tribal leader of the freedom struggle. AIR Raipur correspondent reports that the West-Central Regional Office of the Union Ministry of Tourism has organized a visit to Netanar village in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh for the school children yesterday.
Netanar village is a birthplace of Shaheed Gundadhur. He was a tribal leader who led the Bastar rebellion against the British rule in the year 1910. As part of this heritage walk, school children paid their tributes to Veer Gundadhur and also met his descendants. The Regional Director of Ministry of Tourism Venkatesan Dattareyan said that during the Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav people are being apprised about such unsung heroes of freedom struggle, who could not get proper place in the pages of history.