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Newly built Jallianwala Bagh Smarak: PM Modi to dedicate it to the nation

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the newly rebuilt Smarak at Jallianwala Bagh to the country on August 28, one hundred and two years after the Jallianwala Bagh atrocity.

Notwithstanding the different dignitaries, he will share the stage close to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The occasion will likewise feature the public authority’s various improvement measures pointed toward upgrading the facility.

Jallianwala Bagh Smarak

Thousands of civil disobedience protesters were killed and injured

Thousands of civil disobedience protesters were killed and injured on April 13, 1919, as Punjabis celebrated Baisakhi when British soldiers fired on them, seizing the only exit from the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. 

Likewise, the prime minister will dispatch the gallery displays made at Smarak on a virtual occasion at 6.25 p.m.; General Dyer ordered the shooting at a similar second.

According to Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) sources, the earth from the houses and towns of the Jallianwala saints was utilized in the development of the Smarak. Regardless of the restrictions of the Covid-19 closure, the restoration work was done in record time. On January 25, this year, the establishment stone was set.

Various development projects to enhance the facility

The ceremony on August 28 will likewise feature the public authority’s various improvement activities to upgrade the office. Versatile reuse of excess and underutilized structures has brought about the production of four Museum displays. 

The galleries use a combination of audio-visual technologies, such as projection mapping and 3D representation, just as craftsmanship and sculptural establishments, to feature the chronicled meaning of the occasions that happened in Punjab during that time span.

A sound and light display has additionally been set up to reproduce the occasions of that horrible day. Different improvement drives have been done on the site as per an agent for the PMO. Broad legacy rebuilding work has been taken out in Punjab with regard to the local compositional style. 

The Shaheedi well has been rebuilt and repaired, and the place has been redesigned. The flame monument, the Bagh’s heart, has been repaired and restored, the water body has been regenerated as a lily pond, and the pathways have been widened for easier navigation.

People who are expected to attend

Members of the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Truce are among those expected to attend.

Others such as Union Minister of Culture G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri, Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore, Chief Ministers of Haryana M.L. Khattar, Uttarakhand Pushkar Singh Dhami, and Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur; all Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha MPs from Punjab are likely to attend the same.

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