Thursday, 23 March 2017

Nation Pays Tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the Day of their Martyrdom

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Hari Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar on the day of their martyrdom

India will never forget their courage and sacrifice, tweeted the PM. The trio were hanged in Lahore jail on March 23, 1931.

 

Remembering Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev on the day of their martyrdom. India will never forget their courage & sacrifice.

— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi)March 23, 2017

Bhagat Singh, who was 23-year-old at the time of his hanging, was born in Banga village of Faisalabad district (previously called Lyallpur) in the Punjab province (now in Pakistan) in 1907.