Happy Martyrs’ Day 2017

shahid Diwas, happy Martyrs day, ganga lal shretha, dharma bhakta Mathema, Dasratha Chanda, Sukra Raj Sastri Joshi

Martyr (Nepali: शहिद; Shahid) in Nepal is a term for some one who is executed while making contributions for the welfare of the country or society. The term was originally used for individuals who died while opposing the Rana Regime which was in place in the Kingdom of Nepal from 1846 until 1951.

Lakhan Thapa is regarded as the first martyr of Nepal.

List of martyrs

Rebelled against Juddha Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana: (4 Martyrs martyred in 1941 — represented in the Shahid Gate)

Shukraraj Shastri
Dharma Bhakta Mathema
Dashrath Chand
Ganga Lal Shrestha


Bhimdatta Panta
Durgananda Jha
Ratna Kumar Bantawa
Yagya Bahadur Thapa

Note: Ramhari Sharma, founder of Nepal Praja Parishad, was not given the death sentence as he was a Brahmin, and is often called a “living martyr.”

Source: WikiPedia

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