Martyrs’ Day (Shaheed Diwas) : 30 January and 23 March

  • 30 Jan is observed as Martyr’s Day or Shaheed Diwas in memory of Mahatma Gandhi ji.
  • On 30 Jan 1948 Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation was assassinated by Nathuram Godse at Gandhi Smriti in the Birla House, New Delhi.  
  • 23 Mar also observed as Martyr’s Day to pay tribute to 3 extraordinary revolutionaries of India who were hanged to death by the British. Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru & Sukhdev Thapar were hanged to death on 23 Mar 1931.

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