In India, there are five days declared as Martyr’s Day.They are celebrated in honour of those who are recognised as martyrs for the nation.
30th January: It is the date known on the national level. This date was taken as in 1948 it marks the assassination of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Ji by Nathuram Godse.On Martyr’s Day the President, the Vice president, the Prime Minister, the defence minister, and the three Service Chiefs gather at the Raj Ghat Memorial, Mahatma Gandhi Samadhi.
23rd March: The death anniversary of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru on 23 March 1931, in Lahore (Pakistan), is declared to be Martyr’s Day.
21st October:It is Police Martyrs’ Day, observed by police departments nationwide. On this date in 1959, a Central Reserve Police Force patrol at the Indo-Tibetan border in Ladakh was ambushed by Chinese forces, as part of the ongoing Sino-Indian border dispute.
17th November: Odisha observes 17 November, the death anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai (1865–1928), the “Lion of Punjab”, a leader in the Indian fight for freedom from the British Raj.
19th November: The birthday of Rani Lakshmibai, 19 November 1828, queen of the Maratha-ruled princely state of Jhansi, is observed as Martyrs’ Day in the region, and honours those who gave their lives in the rebellion of 1857, of which she was a leading figure.