Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 100th anniversary Prime Minister and President TributesChandra Raja Prabu (Author) Published Date : Apr 13, 2019 14:49 IST
President Rajnath Govind and Prime Minister Modi have condemned the deaths of the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 100 years. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes at Jallianwala Bagh Memorial. During the British rule, the Rowlatt Act was passed in 1919 to suppress the liberation struggle against the British. To counter this, thousands of Sikhs gathered in Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. The crowds were also singing songs of protest against the British.
General Tire, a British officer with his army, was blindfolded on the crowd. Over 1600 were killed. Thousands of people were seriously injured. Prime Minister Theresa May, who recently suffered a disgrace in British history, recently expressed deep regret. The killing incident has been completed 100 years now. In reply, President Ramnath Govind told his Twitter page: "100 years ago, our freedom fighters martyred in Jallianwala Bagh. It's a brutal assassination, a stain on human civilization. You can never forget that sacrifice day. We will respect the dead martyrs, "he wrote on Twitter.
Prime Minister Modi on his Twitter page "The sacrifices of the victims of Jallianwala Bagh massacre will never be forgotten. Jallianwala Bagh memorabilia gives more inspiration for the country's progress. " Similarly, various leaders including Congress leader Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to Jallianwala Bagh Memorial.
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 100th anniversary Prime Minister and President Tributes