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Dharmendra Pradhan, Ashwini Vaishnaw release special postal covers on 6 freedom fighters of Odisha

14/10/2021 at 12:04 PM

New Delhi, Oct 14: Union Minister of Education Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of Communications, Railways and IT Ashwini Vaishnaw on Wednesday released special covers on six unsung heroes of Odisha at Dak Bhawan, New Delhi.

The six unsung heroes are Buxi Jagabandhu, Sahid Baji Rout, Sahid Jai Rajguru, Sahid Chakhi Khuntia, Sahid Chakra Bisoi and Parbati Giri.

After releasing the special covers, the two Ministers interacted with the descendants and family members of the heroes via video link from Odisha.

Pradhan highlighted the struggle of the great men and women and said efforts will be taken for research on the unsung heroes by Indian Council of Historical Research.

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