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.
It all began with Harsimrat attacking Amarinder for skipping an event orgainised by Centre to mark 100 years of the massacre. “You @capt_amarinder proved your care for martyrs by boycotting national function headed by the Vice President at Jallianwala Bagh yesterday," she tweeted.
"Unlike the BJP, the Congress leadership does not believe in dictating terms to its state governments," Singh said in his statement, countering Modi's remark that he did not attend the Centre's event under pressure from his party high command.
Jallianwala Bagh massacre: On April 13, a furious General Dyer ordered his troops to fire at an innocent, unarmed crowd, which had gathered for a public meeting in defiance of orders banning public assemblies.
Joint secretary in Ministry of Culture, S C Barmma, who was at Jallianwala Bagh, said that besides an invitation to the Punjab CM, "another 1000 cards were sent to Punjab chief secretary for inviting people to the event".
Jallianwala Bagh Massacre 13 April, Jallianwala Bagh 100th Anniversary HIGHLIGHTS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind took to Twitter to pay their respects with the former saying that the "valour and sacrifice (of the martyrs) will never be forgotten".
"Rahul's visit is just to gain political mileage. He should have tendered an apology for Operation Blue Star of 1984," Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said in Bathinda.