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The Unsung Hero from Jharkhand Who Saved Agartala from Falling to Pakistan

From a nation which is sometimes afraid to embrace the multiplicity of identities, comes a story of an Adivasi Christian soldier who embraced India at the cost of his own life. Future history books must tell the tale of Lance Naik Albert Ekka and his heroics in Gangasagar in modern-day Bangladesh during the 1971 war (Bangladesh Liberation War) against Pakistan. He was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chaka, India’s highest […]

Topmost Places To Visit In Jharkhand

Jharkhand is one of the extremely resource-rich states in India on account of the presence of several coal mines and steel plants. There are several places in Jharkhand where you can satisfy your wanderlust. As the major part of the state is still covered with forests, Jharkhand offers its visitors with the opportunities of exploring wildlife and nature amidst its dense forests and greenery. Before you move on to explore […]

How Jharkhand’s Waterman Is Ensuring All Year Water Supply in 51 Villages & Bringing Back the Forest

This 84-year-old man, a Padma Shri awardee, has transformed the lives of thousands of villagers in Jharkhand with his massive tree-planting and water conservation efforts. Little has changed in Simon Oraon’s daily routine in the last 60 years. At 84, he gets up at 4.30 in the morning, goes to the fields, diligently checks the saplings he has planted around the village, takes a round of the forest he has […]