Every year on Magh 16 Nepal celebrates Martyrs day in Nepal. The martyrs week starts from Magh 10 and ends at Magh 16 organizing different programmes to show respect to theme. This day is special in the history of Nepal as the four Martyrs of Nepal sacrifice their life for the right of people.
Along with many known and unknown Martyrs of Nepal, Martyrs Shukraraj Shastri, Dharma Bhkta Mathema, Dashrath Chand and Ganga Lal Shrestha are remembered on this day for their contribution to the nation and people.
Martyrs of Nepal has special role for the social, economic and political changes in Nepal since Rana regime to Ganatrantra (Republic) Nepal. They united to fight against the cruel rule of then Rana, Panchayat and Monarchical system in Nepal.
Frequently Asked Questions
The four martyrs of Nepal are Darma Bhakta Mathema, Gangalal Shrestha, Dashrath Chand and Shukraraj Shastri.
Martyrs day in Nepal is celebrated by visiting Shahid gate of Sundhara Kathmandu, tributing their contribution with the garland and khada.
Martyrs day in Nepal is celebrated for remembering of the known and unknown Martyrs of Nepal who fought for the people’s right and executed by then rulers. It is the important day in the history of Nepal as Martyrs of Nepal lost their lives in various political, cultural, economic and social movements.
Martyr Lakhan Thapa Magar (1835–1877) is the first sahid of Nepal who resisted to then Government named as the rule of the Rana dynasty.
Before the constitution of Nepal 2072, it was the public holiday in Nepal. But, nowadays there will be only the programmes but not a holiday.