Maharaja Suheldev

Maharaja Suheldev Memorial Development : Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Modi lay the foundation stone for Maharaja Suheldev Memorial in Uttar Pradesh

Maharaja Suheldev
Creator : IANS

prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually lay the foundation stone for Maharaja Suheldev Memorial and development work of Chittaura lake, Bahraich district of UP on February 16, 2021 at 11am , via video conferencing.

This event marked the 12th birth anniversary celebration of Maharaja Suheldev.

Chief minister of UP Yogi Adityanath and Governor Anandiben Patel attended this event as chief guest.

The complete project will include installation of an equestrian statue of Maharaja Suheldev and development of various tourist amenities like cafeteria, guest house and a children’s park.

Maharaja Suheldev

Suheldev is an Indian king from Shravasti and considered as a key icon for the Rajbhar community of eastern UP.

He is popularly known to have defeated and killed Ghaznavid general Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masud in the early 11th century.

prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Statement :

  • Contribution of great people like Maharaja Suheldev can not be forgotten and that is a misfortune, those people who sacrificed their life, were not given proper place.

Earlier in December 2020, Modi had released a postal stamp on Suheldev at an event in Ghazipur.

At the time, the PM said efforts were taken for Maharaja Suheldev’s contribution to all India’s the postal stamp.

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