Today is Martyr’s Day

Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas, popularly known as Martyr's Day, is observed on 23 March, every year.


Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas, popularly known as Martyr’s Day, is observed on 23 March, every year. Shaheed Diwas 2023 will be celebrated on Thursday, 23 March. This day is observed to recognise and honour the sacrifices of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru, who fought for the independence of India from British rule and lost their lives. On this day, we should remember our freedom fighters and honour their sacrifices for the independence of our country. We are free because of them.

On March 23, 1931, a trio of Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar lost their lives during the struggle for India’s independence and that day in history is celebrated as Martyrs’ Day.  They were handed into Lahore jail. Martyr’s Day is observed to remember the freedom fighters who sacrificed themselves for the country’s freedom.