Source: This post is based on the article “PM dedicates renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak to the nation” published in the PIB on 28th August 2021.
To pay homage to Jallianwala Bagh brave hearts, PM dedicated renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak to the nation. PM also inaugurated Museum Galleries at the Smarak.
What is Jallianwala Bagh massacre?
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre also known as the Amritsar Massacre took place on 13th April 1919 under the command of General Dyer who ordered firing against the protestors who were gathered at Jallianwala Bagh to condemn the arrest of two national leaders Satya Pal and Saifuddin Kitchlew.
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Why April 13 is special?
- It is the celebration of Baisakhi, a spring harvest festival.
- It marks the establishment of “Khalsa Panth” by the 10th Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, which had the objective of “Sarbat da Bhala” (blessings for everyone).