Britain's high commissioner to India laid a wreath on Saturday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Amritsar massacre, one of the worst atrocities of Britain's colonial rule.
Chandigarh | Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of playing "dirty politics" after the PM claimed that the Congress leader skipped an official event marking the Jallianwala Bagh massacre's centenary as he was busy in "Congress parivar's bhakti".
In his brief interaction with reporters later, Asquith said British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday described the Jallianwala Bagh massacre as a "shameful scar" on British Indian history.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a tweet called the tragedy "horrific" and that the memory of those killed "inspires us to work even harder to build an India they would be proud of". The British government had put the official death toll at 379.
Thousands of unarmed men, women and children had gathered at the Jallianwala Bagh, a walled public garden in Amritsar, on the afternoon of April 13, 1919.
In February, in the year of entry into the 100th anniversary of the Jalianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, a resolution was passed unanimously in the Punjab assembly, to demand an apology from the British government for the Jalianwala Bagh massacre.
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Amarinder also exhorted the prime minister not to exploit the martyrdom of the victims of the violence unleashed by the British during the freedom struggle, or of the soldiers who are dying every day at the borders or in ISI-backed terror attacks such as Pulwama, for furthering his and his party's political ambitions.
Many tried to escape by scaling the high walls surrounding the area.
"I, with eight or nine others, had to search for about half an hour till I could pick up his corpse as it was mixed up with hundreds of dead bodies lying in heaps there".
Dyer, dubbed "the butcher of Amritsar", reportedly said later it was a necessary measure, and that the firing was "not to disperse the meeting but to punish the Indians for disobedience". His courage and sacrifice can never be forgotten. "This inhuman act of imperial might remains an indelible bloody stain on the canvas of recent Indian history", Naidu in his tribute said.
"My own great grandfather, who was the prime minister for nearly a decade, had referred to this as one of the worst outrages in our whole history", he said.
This was stated by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in his address to mark 100 years of the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy at a function organised by The Tribune at Bhargava auditorium here today. However, she stopped short of issuing a formal apology for the tragic incident. "And in remembering we must ensure that the United Kingdom stands up for the right of peaceful protest around the world", Cameron wrote in the visitors' book.
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