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Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas: History and significance

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Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas: Martyrs’ Day, also known as Shaheed Diwas, is observed in India on January 30 to commemorate the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on this day in 1948. The day is dedicated to nonviolence and peace.

It is also a time for the country to remember and honour those who have given their lives in the name of the country’s freedom and independence. On this day, tributes and wreaths are laid at Gandhi’s memorial at Raj Ghat in New Delhi. To spread the message of nonviolence and peace, various cultural and educational programmes are organised.

 

It is also a time for the country to remember and honour those who have given their lives in the name of the country’s freedom and independence. On this day, tributes and wreaths are laid at Gandhi’s memorial at Raj Ghat in New Delhi. To spread the message of nonviolence and peace, various cultural and educational programmes are organised.

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History of Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas:

It is also a time for the country to remember and honour those who have given their lives in the name of the country’s freedom and independence. On this day, tributes and wreaths are laid at Gandhi’s memorial at Raj Ghat in New Delhi. To spread the message of nonviolence and peace, various cultural and educational programmes are organised.

Gandhi was assassinated on his way to a prayer meeting in New Delhi on January 30, 1948, by Nathuram Godse, a Hindu nationalist. His death shocked the country and the world, and he was mourned by people of all backgrounds and religions.

Significance of Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas:

The Indian government declared January 30 Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas in memory of Gandhi’s sacrifice and to honour his legacy. The day is observed as a day of nonviolence and peace throughout the country, with various ceremonies and events taking place. The day is also observed to remember all the martyrs who have given their lives in the name of the country’s freedom and independence.

The United Nations observes Martyrs’ Day as the International Day of Nonviolence. This reflects the global significance of Gandhi’s nonviolent and peaceful resistance message, which continues to inspire people all over the world.

Martyrs Day Wishes 2023, Shaheed Diwas, Quotes:

#Our martyrs will keep inspiring us for years to come and the occasion of Shahid Diwas will keep us motivated to always keep our country first. Warm wishes on Martyrs Day.

#Let us pray for our martyrs and their families as they are the ones who give India so much strength. Wishing a very Happy Shahid Diwas to all.

#On the occasion of Shahid Diwas, I am sending my warm wishes in memory of all the martyrs who died for the independence of our country, protection of our country.

#Apni zindagi mein se kuch pal nikal kar aaj yaad unhe bhi karlo, wo jo laut ke har naa aa paye, wo jinhone sarhad par apne praan hai gawaye…. Shahid Diwas ki shubh kamnayein.

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