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Jallianwala Bagh Massacre centenary Congress president Rahul Gandhi Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh pay tributes

Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh paid floral tributes at the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial in Amritsar on Saturday to mark the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 13 April 2019, 01:24:47 PM
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh paid floral tributes at the Jallianwala Bagh Memorial in Amritsar on Saturday to mark the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

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Rahul Gandhi, Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, accompanied by some other Congress leaders, paid floral tributes at the memorial inside the Jallianwala Bagh in the morning. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

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They also observed a two-minute silence to remember those who were massacred in the tragic incident on April 13, 1919. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

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The massacre took place at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar during the Baisakhi festival in April 1919 when troops of the British Indian Army under the command of Colonel Dyer opened fire at a crowd of people holding a pro-independence demonstration, leaving several dead and scores injured. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi signs the visitors book at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

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Rahul Gandhi arrived at Amritsar late on Friday night. Upon his arrival, the Congress chief, accompanied by Amarinder Singh, went straight to the Golden Temple. (Photo: Congress)
Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

Rahul Gandhi in Jallianwala Bagh

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Rahul Gandhi paid obeisance at the Golden Temple on Friday night. (Photo: Congress)