Bhubaneswar, Mar 23: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday paid tribute to freedom fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, and Rajguru on their death anniversaries that is commemorated as ‘Shaheed Diwas’.
“On #ShaheedDiwas, my homage to great revolutionaries, #BhagatSingh, #Sukhdev & #Rajguru who laid down their lives for the freedom of our country. Their selfless sacrifices for our motherland continue to inspire us’” he tweeted.
The three revolutionaries were hanged to death in Lahore jail on March 23, 1931 by the British. The day is now commemorated as Shaheed Diwas or Sarvodaya Day as a tribute to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar, and Shivaram Rajguru.