Shaheed Diwas: India Remembers Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru


Today is Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs’ Day. India remembers the three great heroes of the freedom movement – Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar – on their death anniversary, which is known as Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas. On March 23, 1931 – three revolutionary freedom fighters, Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, all in their early twenties, were hanged in the Lahore jail. The three were sentenced to death by the British colonial rulers.

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