Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: PM Modi pays tributes

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NEW DELHI: The memory of these killed within the Jallianwala Bagh massacre serves as an inspiration to work for an India they might be pleased with, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated on Saturday on the centenary of the tragic occasion.
"As we speak, once we observe 100 years of the horrific Jallianwala Bagh bloodbath, India pays tributes to all these martyred ... Their valour and sacrifice won't ever be forgotten. Their reminiscence evokes us to work even more durable to construct an India they might be pleased with," Modi tweeted.

The bloodbath happened at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar in the course of the Baisakhi pageant on April 13, 1919 when troops of the British Indian Military beneath the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer opened hearth at a crowd of individuals holding a pro-independence demonstration, leaving a number of lifeless and scores injured.

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