ROLPA, Jan 21: As many as 73 youths of Jelbang sacrificed their lives during the decade-long Maoist insurgency. This village constitutes mostly of people from the Magar and Dalit communities.

KATHMANDU, May 16: After several rounds of meetings with the participating clubs of the 'A' Division, the All Nepal Football Association's league committee slated Martyrs' Memorial 'A' Division League for September 20 to January 30.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Less than a month before its exit from power, the Sher Bahadur Deuba government on Monday decided to declare all  civil servants, security personnel, public sector employees and government teachers killed during the decade-long Maoist armed insurgency as martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: A day before Martyrs' Day, the government in a cabinet meeting  Monday, declared six individuals, who were killed by the Maoists during their decade-long armed insurgency, as martyrs.

Martyrs day being observed today

January 30, 2018 06:54 am

KATMANDU, Jan 30: Martyrs Day is being observed across the country today by paying tributes and respects to those who sacrificed their lives for the sake of the country and people.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Government has declared the deceased of Bandarmude incident as martyrs. The cabinet meeting held at Baluwatar on Thursday evening has decided to declare the deceased as martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Government is preparing to declare the deceased of Bandarmude incident as martyrs. 38 people lost their lives in an ambush targeted to a bus during Maoist insurgency on June 5, 2005, at Bandarnude of Chitwan.

Martyrs’ Week begins from Wednesday

January 24, 2018 17:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: The Martyrs’ Week, during which the nation pays rich tributes to the known and unknown martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the cause of the country and the people and their freedom, has begun from Wednesday.

LAHAN, Jan 20: The Madesh Movement crossed a decade on Friday. The Madhes-based parties have been marking this day as Martrys' Day since the last 11 years. During the movement which broke out in 2007 demanding rights and fair treatment for the Madhesi people, Ramesh Mahato lost his life while fighting for the cause to become the first martyr of the movement.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Government has decided to declare the deceased of Chhintang incident as martyrs.

Kathmandu, Dec 1: The Election Commission (EC) has urged the election campaigners to not use the photos of martyrs to seek votes.  The EC also directed the respective District Administration Offices, security agencies, and election observers to remove any photos of martyrs, and take actions against those screening videos and posting audios of movements for vote.

GAUSHALA, September 10: Local voters here are sad that the martyr family of Jaleswar municipality-8, Mahottari that lost two members in last year's Madhesh movement was not given tickets to stand in the upcoming local level elections.

SAPTARI, September 8: The major, as well as Madhes-based political parties, have ignored the martyrs' families while picking their candidates for the third round of local polls slated for September 18 in Province 2, compelling family members of the martyrs to contest the polls as independent candidates.

BIRGUNJ, July 15: Kushumi Devi Patel, the mother of martyr Shatrudhan Patel, on Saturday filed a written complaint against the Rastriya Janata Party Nepal (RJPN) claiming that the political party has erected her son's statue without consulting her even once.

ROLPA, May 5: After walking for a whole day and crossing dozens of hills from the district headquarters Libang, there lies Jelbang of Rolpa. Dalit and Magar communities are the chief inhabitants of this place. During the Maoist insurgency, as many as 73 people of the village had lost their lives.

ILLAM, April 9: CPN-UML General Secretary Ishwor Pokharel today said dreams of martyrs are yet to be realised.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal laid a wreath at martyrs' monument at Martyrs' Memorial Park in Lainchaur today to mark the Martyrs' Day.

PM's message on Martyrs Day

January 29, 2017 08:23 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' has said the dreams and the contributions of the martyrs would always be inspirational towards institutionalization of the federal democratic republic and making the country prosperous through the implementation of the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Jan 29: President Bidya Devi Bhandari has extended tributes to all known and unknown martyrs on the occasion of Martyrs' Day that falls today.

The 16th of the Nepali month of Magh is commemorated as the Martyrs Day every year. It is a day when the nation pays tributes to the brave sons and daughters who gave their life for the greater cause of the country and the people. This is also an occasion to relive the sacrifices made by the martyrs for the values and principles which they dearly cherished, and also the moment to reflect how much we have contributed to upholding these values.

The 16th of the Nepali month of Magh is commemorated as the Martyrs Day every year. It is a day when the nation pays tributes to the brave sons and daughters who gave their life for the greater cause of the country and the people. This is also an occasion to relive the sacrifices made by the martyrs for the values and principles which they dearly cherished, and also the moment to reflect how much we have contributed to upholding these values.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: The Martyrs Week, during which the nation pays tributes to the known and unknown martyrs who sacrificed their life for the cause of the country and the people and their freedom, commenced from Monday.

Extend martyrs list: Madhes parties

September 19, 2016 08:56 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 18: United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) has asked the government to extend the martyrs list and declare at least 16 others, who died in the Madhes movement last year, as martyrs.

MAHOTTARI, Sept 9: Mantoriya Devi lost her husband Amit Kapar during Madhes agitation last year. The incident has left the mother of two quite disturbed.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The government has decided to declare 52 individuals who were killed during last year's Madhes protests as martyrs.

LAHAN, Aug 16: It has come to light that the revised list of Madhesi martyrs also includes the names of an individual who died in a road mishap and another who was accidentally electrocuted.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Bimalendra Nidhi and leaders from the agitating Madhes-based political parties on Sunday agreed to propose 68 individuals who were killed during last year's Madhes protests as martyrs.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5:  A Cabinet meeting on Friday is providing martyr status to those killed during the Madhes Movement, compensation to the families of the victims and treatment to the injured.

KHOTANG, July 4: A memorial gate is being constructed to commemorate three district leaders killed during the Maoist armed insurgency in the district.