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.
Venkaiah Naidu Lays Wreath At Jallianwala Bagh Memorial
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 8:19 AM
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited Jallianwala-Bagh in Amritsar Saturday and paid tributes to martyrs on 100th-anniversary of British-colonial-era massacre. The massacre took place at Jallianwala-Bagh in Amritsar during Baisakhi festival on April-13, 1919, when troops of the British Indian Army under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer opened fire at a crowd of people holding a pro-independence demonstration, leaving several dead and scores injured.
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre "Shameful Act In British-Indian History": Envoy
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:03 PM
As India marks the 100th-anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, one of worst atrocities of British colonial rule for which London has yet to apologise, the British envoy to India today called it a "shameful act in British-Indian history". Hundreds of people, including PM Modi, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Punjab CM Amarinder Singh paid tribute to those who lost their lives in the massacre.