Shaheedi Diwas was observed in India on 23 March

The three were among the many who sacrificed their lives for the nation and died when they were very young.
Sheena

Updated: Mar 23, 2020 05:48:26 pm

23 March 2020 Current Affairs:Shaheedi Diwas (Martyrs' Day) was observed in India on 23 March. The day is observed every year. On this day, the martyrs who laid out their lives for the country and its Independence are remembered. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to the Martyrs on this day.

History:
Shaheedi Diwas pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru, who died on 23 March 23 in 1931. 
Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru mistook John Saunder for British police superintendent James Scott and assassinated John Saunders, a British police officer in 1928. They planned to assassinate James Scott as he ordered lathi-charge, which led to the death of Lala Lajpat Rai. The three were hanged to death on 23 March 1931. The three were among the many who sacrificed their lives for the nation and died when they were very young. 
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