Published On : Mon, Nov 23rd, 2015

NMC offers rich tribute on Adiwasi Gowari Shadeed Divas

Govari_Sahid_Smarak photo 23 Nov 2015Nagpur.

Nagpur Municipal Corporation, represented by Mayor Pravin Datke, Dy Mayor Munna Pokulwar, Addl Commissioner Nayana Gunde and joined with local MLAs Sudhakar Deshmukh and Krishna Khopde, offered a rich tribute to Gowari Memorial at Zero Mile, here in the city, on November 23. Wreathes were laid on the memorial with emotional gesture.

It may be recalled that on the very date in year 1994, as many as 114 members of Gowari Samaj had died during a stampede at Zero Mile, here in the city, while they were agitating in a large number for fulfilment of their demand to award them Adiwasi status in the list of Scheduled Tribes under Constitution.

Also present on the occasion were NMC corporators Pramod Pendke, Netaji Gajbhiye, Kailash Raut, Adiwasi Govari Smarak Samiti president Sharad Sahare, Narayan Sahare and a large number of men and women from Gowari Samaj as well as others.