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April 13: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 97th Anniversary PM Tweets Politics 

April 13: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 97th Anniversary PM Tweets

Today is the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi and also marks 97th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Everyone remembered and salute all the martyrs who lost their lives in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on its 97th anniversary and posted their comments on social site ‘Twitter’.

Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi also extended their warm greetings on the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi to the people of India and World and paid tribute to the martyrs of 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.

On April 13, 1919, over twenty thousand unarmed Indians, mainly Punjabis, peacefully assembled in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar and British Indian Army soldiers under the command of Brigadier Reginald Dyer opened fire on an unarmed gathering of men, women and children.

A number of people jumped into a solitary well on the compound. The bullets marks were still present on the walls of the Jallianwala Bagh.

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