UK Museum Launches Jallianwala Bagh Exhibition
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 8:32 AM
A museum in UK has launched an exhibition on Jallianwala-Bagh in collaboration with Partition-Museum in Amritsar to mark the centenary of British-colonial-era-massacre. 'Jallianwala-Bagh 1919: Punjab Under Siege' opened at Manchester-Museum in time for Saturday's 100th-anniversary of the tragedy that affected thousands. "It is an apt moment for the British government to offer an apology to India," Manjit Singh GK, Patron-in-Chief of the JBCCC, said.
"100 Years, No Apology": Families Of Those Killed In Jallianwala Bagh
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:08 PM
Demanding apology from Britain over Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which completes 100th-year on Saturday, family-members of those killed have said mere regret would not do. The massacre took place in Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar over Baisakhi in April 1919 when troops of British Indian Army, under the command of General Reginald Dyer, fired indiscriminately at crowd holding a pro-independence demonstration, leaving hundreds of people dead.
Lok Sabha Passes Bill To Remove Congress President From Jallianwala Trust
Thursday, February 14, 2019, 7:28 AM
A bill to remove the Congress president as-a-permanent-member in a-trust that runs the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial to make the body "apolitical" was passed in LS, amid a walkout by opposition-party. Hitting at Congress, Mr Sharma said, "Ask the people of country that why your condition is such that you were not in a state to come as LoP. It is not our fault."