Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang has offered his homage to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs’ Day

Gangtok, Jan 30 (IPR): Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang has offered his homage to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs’ Day, today. On this day the nation remembers and honours the sacrifices of freedom fighters, soldiers, and patriots who laid down their lives to secure freedom for India from the British Rule.
A two-minute silence is observed across the country in memory of the Indian martyrs.
Shaheed Diwas or Martyrs’ Day is observed across the nation on seven different days. These are 30th January, 23rd March, 19th May, 21st October, 17th November, 19th November, and 24th November, in honour of sacrifices made by various patriots.
30th January is celebrated as Martyrs’ Day or Shaheed Diwas at the National level. The country holds religious prayers and sings tributes to martyrs on this day