#ShaheediDiwas

Amritsar, Jun 4 (PTI) A batch of Sikh pilgrims, also known as jatha, would not be able to travel to Pakistan this year to mark the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev as the neighbouring country ...

Bhagat Singh was hanged to death on March 23, 1931. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @KarthikSasidharan)

  • Singh was hanged to death by the British government at the age of 23
  • Shaheed Diwas is celebrated every year on March 23
  • 'Why I am an Atheist,' was written by Singh while he was in jail in Lahore in 1930

Bhagat Singh veered towards the direction of protests and demonstrations against the British occupation of India during his youth. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @KarthikSasidharan)

  • Bhagat Singh was one of the most memorable revolutionaries who fought against the British occupation of the country
  • He wrote for several Punjabi and Urdu newspaper in Amritsar
  • Singh was hanged at the age of 23 years in March, 1931

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  • Guru Tegh Bahadur was the ninth Guru of the Sikhs
  • He sacrificed his life to save Kashmiri Pandits from conversion into Islam
  • In 1675, he was beheaded by the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb