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Ridhi Singhal

Ridhi Singhal

Asked on 13 April, 2019

What happened in Jallianawala Bagh on April 13, 1919?

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On April 13, 1919, Brigadier-General Dyer opened fire at peaceful protesters who gathered at Jallianwala Bagh to protest the arrest of leaders Satya Pal and Saifuddin Kitchlew. The protesters were unarmed and it is estimated that nearly 1,000 people died in the massacre.

Ajay Jindal

Ajay Jindal

Asked on 13 April, 2019

Has Britain apologized for the incident?

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No. Britain hasn't apologized for the incident. Before the 100th anniversary, British PM Theresa May told the parliament that the incident was a shameful scar and she "regretted" it.

Reyansh Kapur

Reyansh Kapur

Asked on 13 April, 2019

How was Theresa May's statement received?

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Theresa May's words, which fell short of an apology, didn't please Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. He said the incident was heart-wrenching and a formal apology should be given.

Rishika Vyas

Rishika Vyas

Asked on 13 April, 2019

What did British envoy to India say on Jallianwala Bagh?

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British envoy Dominic Asquith visited Jallianwala Bagh and in the visitor's book he said the incident was "shameful".

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