People of Haryana pay homage to Shaheed Udham Singh on his Martyrdom Day (July 31, 2017). Udham Singh (26 December 1899 – 31 July 1940) was an Indian revolutionary best recognized for killing Sir Michael O’Dwyer, the former Lieutenant Governor of the Punjab in British India, on 13 March 1940. The assassination has been illustrated as an retaliation of the Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath in Amritsar in 1919. He is occasionally accredited as Shaheed-i-Azam Sardar Udham Singh.
“The supreme martyrdom and valiant patriotism of revolutionary nationalist Shaheed Udham Singh is an inspiration for us all,” quotes Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal.