Indores Railway Station Named After Tantya Bhil

Tantya Bhil, a tribal icon, has been honoured by the renaming of Indore's railway station.
Sheena

Updated: Nov 25, 2021 05:42:29 pm

25 November 2021 Current Affairs:Tantya Bhil, a tribal icon, has been honoured by the renaming of Indore's railway station.

Highlights:
  • Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, has announced the renaming of Indore's Patalpani railway station after tribal legend Tantya Bhil
  • She is also regarded as the "Indian Robin Hood" by the tribals. Tantya Bhil will also be honoured by the naming of two additional Indore monuments, the Bhanwar Kuan crossroads and the MR 10 bus stop, 
  • Notably, Bhopal's Habibganj railway station was recently renamed after the tribal queen Rani Kamalapati.
  • Tantya Bhil is remembered as one of the rebels who fought a 12-year violent fight against British authority. 
  • Tantya is claimed to have looted the British government's treasury and distributed the cash to the needy.

 
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