Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid his tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on Shaheed Diwas 23 March 2022, Wednesday.
PM tweet, “शहीद दिवस पर भारत माता के अमर सपूत वीर भगत सिंह, सुखदेव और राजगुरु को कोटि-कोटि नमन। मातृभूमि के लिए मर मिटने का उनका जज्बा देशवासियों को सदैव प्रेरित करता रहेगा। जय हिंद!”
On 23 March 1931, Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were hanged by the British Government. At that time Bhagat Singh was 23, Rajguru was 22 and Sukhdev was 23 when they were hanged to death at Lahore Central Jail.
They were found guilty of the murder of deputy police superintendent JP Saunders in 1928, to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai.
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