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Martyr's Day 2023: Anniversary of execution of 3 Indian freedom fighters

Martyrs' Day or Shaheed Diwas marks the 1931 execution of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru; the three Indian freedom fighters

Martyr's Day 2023
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Martyr's Day 2023

Sonika Nitin Nimje Delhi
In India, Shaheed Diwas, also known as Martyrs' Day, is celebrated on March 23 each year to honour the martyrs who gave their lives for India's freedom. This day marks the 1931 execution of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru, three Indian freedom fighters.  
In honour of these three great freedom fighters and all of the other martyrs who gave their lives for the country, Indians observe a two-minute silence on this day. At their respective memorials in Delhi, the Indian President, Vice President, and Prime Minister pay tribute to

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First Published: Mar 23 2023 | 5:20 PM IST

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