Editor's note

: The old Soviet area gave birth to the Chinese revolution and was the original heart of the Chinese Communist Party.

General Secretary Xi Jinping once said affectionately: “I came here in such an atmosphere. Many places where I have worked are old districts, and I have deep feelings for the old districts.”

  General Secretary Xi Jinping was born into a revolutionary soldier's family and grew up on the loess slopes of northern Shaanxi. The "red gene" is deeply integrated into his blood.

While working in the local area, he has been paying attention to the development of the local old districts and the living conditions of the people in the old districts.

Since the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, the general secretary's concern for the old districts has remained the same. He has frequently set foot on the red land to visit and sympathize with the people in the old districts.

On the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of China, the "Learning Everyday" column of CCTV.com launched a special plan "The Red Old District Concerned by the General Secretary", telling the story of the red and showing the development and changes of the old district.

△ On September 16, 2019, General Secretary Xi Jinping had a cordial conversation with the owner and his family at the "Hometown Hanshe" B&B store in Tianpu Dayuan, Tianpu Town, Xin County, Xinyang City, Henan Province.

  Studying every day in Xin County, Henan Province, there is a traditional village surrounded by mountains and rivers with a history of more than 400 years.

Here, rows of terraces and ponds are strewn together, rows of adobe tiled houses are simple and beautiful, and the Central Plains culture, Chu culture, and Hui culture complement each other.

It is located in the beautiful village of Dabieshan Revolutionary Zone-Tianpu Dayuan.

  In September 2019, on the eve of the National Day of the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, General Secretary Xi Jinping went to Henan for an inspection. He made a special trip to Tianpu Dayuan with concern for the people in the old district.

  Along the small road between the villages, the general secretary watched as he walked and asked meticulously.

According to Han Guangying, a descendant of the Red Army and a family member of a revolutionary martyr, the increase in income has been achieved through rural tourism. The villagers developed homestays and embarked on the road to wealth. The general secretary praised: "Relying on the rich red cultural resources and green ecological resources to develop rural tourism and revitalize the rural economy It’s a good way to rejuvenate the countryside."

△On September 16, 2019, General Secretary Xi Jinping had a cordial conversation with representatives of the descendants of the local Red Army and the families of revolutionary martyrs at the Revolutionary Museum in the capital of the Eyu-Anhui-Su District in Xin County, Xinyang City.

  Located in the mountainous area of ​​Dabie, Tianpu Daluo had been relatively backward in economic development due to traffic congestion.

The turning point occurred after the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China. In 2014, Tianpu Dayuan was successfully selected as the third batch of traditional Chinese villages. In 2016, Tianpu Dayuan combined innovation and entrepreneurship with rural tourism, and built the first innovation in Henan Province. Guest town...

  What is the development code for Tianpu Daluo to break through the cocoon and become a butterfly?

The general secretary's speech during the inspection has the answer: relying on the rich red cultural resources and green ecological resources.

△The Cemetery of Martyrs in the Capital of Hubei, Henan, Anhui and Soviet Regions (photo by drone) taken on April 4, 2021.

  The old revolutionary base in Dabie Mountain is a monument in the history of the party in a century.

During the Revolutionary War, more than 2 million people in the Dabie Mountains joined the revolution, and nearly 1 million died for the country. It can be said that "every family has a Red Army, every household has martyrs, the mountains and mountains are buried with loyal bones, and the mountains and mountains are monuments."

  Xinxian, located at the northern foot of the Dabie Mountains, is the capital of the Hubei, Henan, Anhui, and Soviet regions.

The Hubei, Henan, Anhui and Soviet Areas were one of the base areas created by the Communist Party of China during the Agrarian Revolutionary War. At its peak, it had 45,000 main Red Army forces and a base population of 3.5 million. It was the second largest revolutionary base area after the Central Soviet Area. The miracle that the red flag will not fall in the year.

  During the War of Liberation, Xinxian was the base for Liu and Deng's army to advance to Dabie Mountain for thousands of miles.

In 1947, Liu Deng's army went south and set up a temporary command post in Tianpu Dayuan, Xin County, and won the battle of Hanjiazhai.

Tianpu Dayuanhou Mountain still retains the battle site of that year.

  The land in Xinxian County is red, but the environment here is green.

  In Xinxian County, there are more than 20 unique ancient villages like Tianpu Daluo, as well as countless ancient trees, ancient houses, ancient granaries, and ancient workshops.

Beautiful natural landscapes such as peaks, bays and lakes form a natural green ecological barrier here.

△Tianpu Daiyu (photographed by drone) taken on April 22, 2021.

  Relying on the red culture, green water and green mountains, the two major resources of "one red and one green", Xinxian actively develops rural tourism.

Tianpu Daluo is the first to win, taking the lead in completing the village lighting and greening project and tourism standardization construction, becoming a well-known "net celebrity check-in place".

  From the per capita net income of 8073 yuan in 2014 to 18624 yuan in 2019, the rural tourism industry has driven 193 poor households around Tianpu Dayuan out of poverty.

The development of dozens of homestays, farmhouses, and maker shops in the village is in full swing.

  During his trip to Henan in 2019, the general secretary also got to know the handicraft shop, bamboo weaving shop and other small maker shops in Tianpu Dayuan, and paid for several pairs of handmade insoles with local characteristics.

  In 2020, Tianpu Dayuan will receive more than 520,000 tourists.

As of April this year, 400,000 people have come to Tianpu Daluo for "tourist check-in".

△A "Red Flag Fluttering" themed sculpture on Hero Mountain near the Revolution Museum in the Capital Revolution Museum of the Hubei, Henan and Anhui Soviet Districts, taken on April 9, 2021.

The sculpture is 28 meters high and symbolizes that the red flag will not fall in 28 years in the Hubei, Henan, Anhui and Jiangsu regions (photo by drone).

  "We must not forget the people who dig the well. We must never forget the revolutionary martyrs and the people in the old areas. We must build the old revolutionary areas better so that the people in the old areas can lead a better life." During the inspection, the general secretary was full of affectionate words and guidance. The people in the old district of Dabie Mountain are moving towards a new and happier life.

  (China Central Radio and Television Station CCTV Network)

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