Birsa Munda, freedom fighter in British era, is remembered for bringing a tribal revolution in India. He belonged to the Munda tribe, most common in Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal and parts of Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Madhya Pradesh. The group is one of India’s largest scheduled tribes. Birsa Munda was born on November 15, 1875 and his birthday is celebrated as Birsa Munda Jayanti. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and many other leaders paid tribute to him on the occasion of Birsa Munda Jayanti.