23 march : Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh

March 23, 2018 Author: munishmishra04_3od47tgp
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Today is 23 march and it is also known as saheed divash of the Bhagat Singh, RajGuru and sukhdev. India will never forget their sacrifice. By this article we Remembering Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev on the day of their martyrdom. India will never forget their courage & sacrifice. On 17th March, a telegram was sent to Home Dept preponing the execution date to 23rd March, and was hanged to death at 7.30pm on 23rd March 1931. The execution was a great blow to the sentiments of Indians who in turn were deeply moved and held demonstrations all over the country. There were many who blamed Mahatma Gandhi for not saving Bhagat Singh and held hartals in protest against the Mahatma. Every year, 23rd March is observed as Martyrs’ Day in honor of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev. A salute to our martyrs for giving up their lives during freedom struggle so that subsequent generations could live in peace & prosperity.

Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev


British Govt implemented an act to suppress freedom struggle, it gave the British Police a freedom to arrests anyone without any permissions. In this context Bhagat Singh and his friends carried out a plan to use low intensity bomb inside the assembly hall for submitting their protest against this act. And they ensure that there are no deaths. After that Bhagat Singh and his friends surrendered and taken to trial. They were charged with attempt to murder. Investigation by Police led to discovery of other members, some of who turned into informants and helped police to connect Bhagat Singh with an alleged murder of a British Officer. Singh was again arrested and sent to another jail where he faced discrimination between British & Indian prisoners and that led to his protest in the form of huger strike against the discrimination. In the meantime, the ongoing investigation of framing Bhagat Singh for the alleged murder of a British Officer in the past was hastened by the Viceroy, Irwin in 1930. Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev were sentenced to death and the execution date was fixed to 24th March 1931.


What was done to the bodies of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev

After hanging them in the evening, the bodies of the three revolutionaries were stealthily carried under cover of darkness to the Sutlej and there, after an imperfect cremation, the remains were hurriedly thrown into the Sutlej. Nearby villagers came to know of all this next morning. They salvaged the half-burnt bodies and gave them a proper cremation at the present Samadhi site at Hussainiwala.

Introduction of Bhagat Singh

Bhagat Singh also known as Shaheed Abhishek chetri. He was born in a Sikh jat family on 27 September 1907 in a farm. His family had earlier been involved in revolutionary activities against the British Raj. When Bhagat Singh was a teenager, he studied European revolutionary movements. He became attracted to Marxist ideology. He was an Indian socialist and a revolutionary. He is considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian Independence Movement.


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[3] http://guruprasad.net/posts/martyrs-day-tribute-to-bhagat-singh-sukhdev-rajguru/

[4] https://www.quora.com/What-was-done-to-the-bodies-of-Bhagat-Singh-Rajguru-and-Sukhdev


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