CM unveils statue of Bisahu Das Mahant

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Friday unveiled the statue of freedom fighter and mass leader Late Bisahu Das Mahant at Sakti municipality in Janjgir-Champa district.

Unveiling the statue on the 98th birth anniversary of Mahant, Baghel said that he was a popular leader who was a cabinet minister in undivided Madhya Pradesh four times.

The people of the state will always remember his incomparable contributions and work, Baghel said.

“Hailing from a farmers’ family, the late Bisahu Das Mahant worked for the development of agriculture, irrigation and roads,” he said.

“He also dreamt of a separate Chhattisgarh state. He believed in simple living and high thinking,” Baghel added.