Martyrs day in Nepal
Martyrs day also known as Shahid Diwas in Nepali is widely celebrated in Nepal on the 16th of Magh according to Lunar Calendar. It is a great day to honor and pay tributes to those who sacrificed their lives for the nation and people.
The day is special to commemorating the four martyrs who were executed by the autocratic Rana rulers and all the known and unknown people who lost their lives during democratic movements.
There is a special contribution of those Martyrs who fought against the cruel rule of then rulers and bring the socioeconomic changes in the nation in different periods of time.
The four Martyrs Shukra Raj Shastri, Dharma Bhakta Mathema, Dashrath Chand and Gangalal Shrestha battle for people’s right and were sentenced to death on this day. There is a week celebration of the Martyr week from Magh 10-16 officially. During the celebration, different programmes are conducted in honor to the Martyrs of Nepal.
On the day, the Government officials tribute to Martyrs of Nepal visiting Shahid Gate and thanking them for their contribution. There are different programmes conducted to remember all the martyrs of Nepal across the nation.
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