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From Cambridge to Khilafat, Saifuddin Kitchlew was instrumental in bridging Hindu-Muslim unity during the freedom movement.
The bill seeks to remove the Congress president as a trustee of the memorial and was decided to be discussed in the next session in view of Sushma Swaraj's death.
Saturday marked the 100th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, which saw hundreds of peaceful protesters die at the hands of the British.
After EC order prohibiting political speeches around the event, Rahul Gandhi and Venkaiah Naidu pay tributes at memorial. Modi gives event a miss.
Col Dyer had tasted blood and realised that the more he humiliated the Indians, the more his stock rose with the British.
Ironically, it was Gandhi who coined the term ‘Dyerism’ to describe brute force and violent suppression.
Removal of the Congress president from Jallianwala Bagh trust is part of a larger trend of the ruling party’s attempts to distort history and mythicise lies.
Punjab Assembly unanimously passes resolution to urge the central govt to seek a formal apology from the British for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
As the bodies and crowds blocked the exits, bullets would ricochet off the surrounding walls, or fragment, and injure more people.
The memorial is a picture of apathy and its most popular attraction — a 52-minute sound and light show — was last conducted in 2014.
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