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British PM should apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: Shashi Tharoor

Jallianwala Bagh is the unfortunate site where thousands of innocents were brutally murdered by the British troops on April 13th, 1919. Today, the site houses a memorial of national importance in the memory of those killed during the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.


The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, also known as the Amritsar Massacre, was named after the Jallianwala Bagh (Garden) in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, wh...

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, was a seminal event in the British rule of India. On 13 April 1919, a crowd of non-violent protesters, along with Baishakhi pilgrims, had gathered in the Jallianwala Bagh garden in Amritsar, Punjab to protest against the arrest of two leaders despite a curfew which had been recently declared. The figures released by the British government were 370 dead and 1200 wounded.