#Jallianwala Bagh Massacre : President Droupadi Murmu , Prime Minister Narendra Modi Lead Nation In Paying Rich Tributes

President Droupadi Murmu expressed heartfelt tributes to the people who sacrificed their lives for the country in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and said the spirit of patriotism of those martyrs will keep inspiring the coming generations.

Hundreds of people protesting peacefully against the Rowlatt Act, which granted repressive powers to the colonial administration, were gunned down by British forces without any provocation on this day in 1919 at Jallianwala Bagh in Punjab’s Amritsar.

“My heartfelt tribute to all the freedom fighters who sacrificed everything for the motherland in Jallianwala Bagh! The countrymen will always be indebted to all those great souls who sacrificed their lives for swaraj. I am sure that the spirit of patriotism of those martyrs will always inspire the coming generations,” the president said in a post in Hindi on X.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi too paid tributes to those killed in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Hundreds of peaceful protestors were killed in indiscriminate firing by British forces on this day in 1919.

“On behalf of my family members across the country, I pay my deepest respects to all the brave martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre,” PM Modi wrote on X

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