By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 23, 2017, 11:32
Duration : 01:19
PM Modi pays tribute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to freedom fighters Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the day of their martyrdom. Remembering Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev on the day of their martyrdom. India will never forget their courage & sacrifice,” he tweeted . On March 23, 1931, The trio were hanged in Lahore jail for their involvement in the killing of John Saunders, who they mistook for British police superintendent, James Scott. Scott was their target because they believed he was instrumental in the death of nationalist leader Lala Lajpat Rai.March 23 is observed as Martyrs Day in Punjab, Singh’s home state.