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PM Modi pays homage to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru

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Published Mar 23, 2015, 6:43 pm IST
Updated Mar 29, 2019, 2:26 pm IST
'Tributes to these great patriots,' PM Modi tweeted
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)
 Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Photo: PTI)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Moditoday paid rich tributes to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on their martyrdom day.

"On their martyrdom day, I pay my respects to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru who sacrificed their life for the nation," he said in a statement.

 

"Tributes to these great patriots," the Prime Minister said.

On Monday, the Prime Minister tweeted, "In Punjab today. Will pay homage to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru at Hussainiwala and will go to Golden Temple and Jallianwala Bagh.

In another tweet written in Hindi, he said, "Tributes to these great patriots - Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev-on their martyrdom day, who sacrificed their lives for the nation."

Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were tried for killing British Superintendent of Police Saunders on December 17, 1928, and were awarded the death sentence.

 

They were hanged in the Central Jail at Lahore on March 23, 1931. 

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