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August 30 2014 Marcelo Del Pilar Day in Bulacan

The province of Bulacan will lead the rest of the nation in commemorating the 164th birth anniversary of hero Marcelo del Pilar this coming August 30, 2014.

The day is a special non-working holiday in the province as declared by Republic Act (RA) 7449, which was enacted during the time of the late former President Corazon Aquino.

Read the full text of RA 7449 in this link.

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Bulacan will be celebrating the birth anniversary of hero Marcelo del Pilar this August 30 2014

As often mentioned in history books, Del Pilar is part of the triumvirate (together with Jose Rizal and Graciano Lopez-Jaena) that initiated the propaganda movement against the Spanish colonial government from the 1880s until his death in 1896.

Using the pen names “Plaridel” and “Pupdoh,” Del Pilar wrote essays, articles, and satirical pieces (like “Dasalan at Tocsohan”) which highlighted the abuses of Spanish government officials and even by members of the clergy.

Del Pilar is now remembered as the provincial hero of Bulacan, according to their 2007 Administrative Code.

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