Martyr's Day Current Affairs, GK & News

Martyrs’ Day

Martyrs’ Day is observed on January 30 across India during Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary. Also known as Shaheed Diwas, the day seeks to honour all freedom fighters who have lost their lives while taking part in the struggle of independence from the British colonialism. Martyrs day is also observed on March 23 to mark the ..

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October 21: Police Commemoration Day

Every year National Police commemoration Day is observed on October 21. The day is observed to pay homage to the CRPF personnel who lost their lives during an ambush by the Chinese troops in 1959 in the hot spring area of Ladakh region. Background On October 21 1959, at a height of 10500 feet, a ..

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Martyr’s Day observed on 23rd March

On 23 March 1931, young Indian freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged to death at Lahore in today’s Pakistan. This day is observed as Shaheedi Diwas (Martyr’s Day) throughout the nation. The state government of Punjab has been commemorating the Martyrs Day, which falls on March 23, as the ‘Youth Empowerment Day’. ..

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March 23: Shaheed Diwas

Every year, March 23rd is celebrated as Shaheed Diwas or Martyr’s Day. The Day is observed to commemorate the courage and heroism of three great young leaders Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru. Highlights The Day is also celebrated as Martyr’s Day in the country. Several Schools and Colleges pay tribute and express their ..

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Rajasthan Health Department wins WHO’s Award for Tobacco Control

The World Health Organisation (WHO) awarded Rajasthan government’s Medical & Health Department its Tobacco Control Award for year 2019 in recognition of Rajasthan’s achievements in the field of tobacco control. Key Highlights The Award was conferred by WHO on occasion of World No Tobacco Day (celebrated on 31 May 2019) at a function in New ..

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