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Lest We Forget

A direct account of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre in the poetry of Nanak Singh.

An Act of Faith

The festival will close with Kripal Kazak’s play Talaq, directed by Lakha Lehri. The play brings to the stage the many layers of relationships and how we approach these in different situations.


Jallianwala Bagh: Selfish wall carvings, selfies threaten sanctity of memorial

A visit to the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar ahead of the 100th anniversary of the massacre proved there is little oversight when it comes to vandalism of heritage sites.

On Jallianwala Bagh centenary, exhibition puts focus on lesser known facts, protagonists

The exhibition that is on display till April 28 has been curated over the last two and a half years. The idea was to shift focus from just the main incident to the days that preceded it and its aftermath.

Jallianwala Bagh Centenary: PM Modi says Capt skipped event to please ‘parivar’, he shoots ‘dirty politics’ barb

The Union Ministry of Culture had organised programme, to mark 100 years of massacre that took place on April 13, 1919. Naidu, accompanied by Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore, attended the event. Amarinder’s media advisor later said that CM “could not attend the event due to other commitments”.

Compensate Jallianwala Bagh massacre victims’ kin, regret isn’t enough: Pak body to UK

“We passed two main resolutions. In one resolution we demanded from the British government heavy compensation to the families of the victims who were killed 100 years back and told the UK government that their regret is not enough for this genocide,” Abdul Rashid Qureshi, president of the foundation, told The Indian Express.


10 years ago, protest saved Jallianwala Bagh entry lane from ‘widening’

"...Union Ministry of Culture was trying to destroy the historical monuments by demolishing three historic lanes including, one main and two tiny lanes for exit, to facilitate wider entry point for VVIP vehicles,” said Naunihal Singh, then general secretary of DBYHC.

Amritsar got its first Shaheed Udham Singh statue in 1990

While the orders for the statue were placed during the regime of Giani Zail Singh in Punjab (1972-77), it was only in 1990 that the statue was installed at Hall Gate, Amritsar.

BJP leader writes to President: ‘Honour British journalist who brought out truth about massacre’

Through his reports and writings, Horniman said that “after the revelations of the Hunter Committee, Great Britain cannot, if she is to maintain her honour before the world, remain quiescent.....she will have to see whether the intention to terrorize the people of Punjab was deliberate and prearranged.”

Painting a tragedy: Art piece depicting Jallianwala unveiled at UK museum

On the right flank is General Dyer, positioned above the entrance to the Jallianwala Bagh memorial. As his actions are viewed differently by different people, there’s a halo over his head for the view that ‘he was the saviour of Punjab’ and a tail to show ‘the beast’ who ordered the massacre

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi pay respects to victims

Jallianwala Bagh massacre 100th anniversary: Political leaders across the country pay homage to the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre today.