New Delhi: On the occasion of Martyrs’ Day (Shaheed Diwas) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru stating that the nation will always remember their sacrifices for the country. Also Read - 'Tribute to India's Bravest Sons': Twitter Remembers Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev & Rajguru On Shaheed Diwas
“On Shaheed Diwas I bow down to the great sons of mother India, Veer Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. The country will always be grateful for their sacrifice for the country. Jai Hind!” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter in Hindi. Also Read - Ajay Devgn Undertakes 18-Year-Challenge, Identical Look as Bhagat Singh-Tanhaji go Viral
Here is how other leaders remembered them:
This year, for the first time in decades, no programme has been organised to mark the martyrdom day owing to coronavirus.
Annually, March 23 is observed as Shaheed Diwas to pay tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar the Indian Revolutionaries who were hanged by the British Government in 1931. The trio were found guilty of the murder of deputy police superintendent J.P. Saunders in 1928, to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai.