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103 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

103 years ago, on 13th April 1919, the horrific Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place. To date, it is one of the country’s darkest days in history. On this day, General Reginald Dyer of the British Empire ordered his troops to fire upon the people who were protesting peacefully at Jallianwala Bagh. The firing by the ..

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Pal-Dadhvav massacre

On 7th March 2022, the government of Gujarat marked the 100 years of the Pal-Dadhvav massacre. About the massacre Pal-Dadhvav massacre refers to the killing of around 1,200 tribal revolutionaries (Bhils) by the British. It happened on 7th March 1922, in the Pal-Chitariya and Dadhvaav villages of Sabarkantha district, then part of Idar state (present-day ..

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February 15: Bihar Shahid Diwas

Recently, Chief Minister of Bihar Nitish Kumar announced that, February 15 would now be commemorated as “Shahid Diwas”. Key Points February 15 would be commemorated as Shahid Diwas, in the honour of 34 freedom fighters who were killed by police 90 years ago, in Tarapur town in Munger district of Bihar. These freedom fighters had never ..

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Chauri Chaura Centenary celebrations to be inaugurated

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, will inaugurate the Chauri Chaura Centenary celebrations on February 4, 2021. The celebrations will be inaugurated by PM virtually and it will be held in Uttar Pradesh. Highlights On the occasion, the Prime Minister will also release a postal stamp that will be dedicated to the centenary year ..

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101st anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre marked

The Government of India marked the anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre on April 13, 2020. The martyrs killed on the day mercilessly are remembered. PM Modi and other leaders paid tribute to such great martyrs Jallianwala Bagh Massacre On April 13, 2020, (Baisakhi Day), at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, a peaceful meeting was held by ..

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120th birth anniversary of Shaheed Udham Singh being celebrated

Nation is paying homage to great revolutionary, Shaheed Udham Singh, a well-known freedom fighter from Punjab  on his 120th birth anniversary being celebrated on 26 December 2019. He was born on this day in 1899 in Sangrur district of Punjab. He belonged to Ghadar party and was best known for avenging the Jallianwala Bagh massacre ..

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