New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tributes to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Hari Rajguru, and Sukhdev Thapar on the day of their martyrdom
India will never forget their courage and sacrifice, tweeted the PM. The trio were hanged in Lahore jail on March 23, 1931.
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Remembering Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev on the day of their martyrdom. India will never forget their courage & sacrifice.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) March 23, 2017
Bhagat Singh, who was 23-year-old at the time of his hanging, was born in Banga village of Faisalabad district (previously called Lyallpur) in the Punjab province (now in Pakistan) in 1907.