Rahul Gandhi, Capt Amarinder Singh Pay Floral Tributes At Jallianwala Bagh Memorial
Published : Apr 13, 2019, 10:26 am IST
Updated : Apr 13, 2019, 10:27 am IST
Rahul Gandhi, Capt Amarinder Singh Pay Floral Tributes
Rahul Gandhi, Capt Amarinder Singh Pay Floral Tributes

'Cost Of Freedom Must Never Be Forgotten,' Writes Rahul In Visitor’s Book

AMRITSAR, APRIL 13: Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday led the people in paying heartfelt tributes to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Wala Bagh massacre, the centenary of which is being observed today.  The two leaders laid floral wreaths at the historic Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial here as a mark of respect for those who sacrificed their lives in service of the nation exactly hundred years ago, on March 13, 1919, in one of the worst bloodbaths in India’s pre-independence history. 

Joining thousands of people from all walks of life who had gathered at the historic monument to pay their respects to the martyrs, Rahul and Captain Amarinder stood in silent as they offered prayers and remembered the sacrifices of those who led the nation to its independence. “The cost of freedom must never ever be forgotten. We salute the people of India who gave everything they had for it. Jai Hind,” the Congress President later wrote in the visitor's book at the memorial, which stands tall as a symbol of the nationalism that continues to live in every Indian’s heart.


Paying homage to martyrs with historic candle light marchPaying homage to martyrs with historic candle light march

It was a somber and emotional moment for the people, many of whom could be seen wiping tears as they saluted the courage of those immortal bravehearts, with the national anthem playing in the background. AICC Punjab Incharge Asha Kumari, president PPCC Sunil Jakhar, Cabinet Ministers Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, and Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa were among those who Rahul Gandhi, Capt Amarinder Singh Pay Floral Tributes.

As part of the various events being organized by the Punjab Government to mark the historic occasion, Captain Amarinder Singh, on reaching the city yesterday, along with Governor VPS Badnore had joined thousands of people in paying homage to the martyrs with a historic candle light march. The Chief Minister also joined Rahul Gandhi in paying obeisance at Sri Darbar Sahib yesterday.


Location: India, Punjab, Amritsar




Allegations of Wrong Driving on Sevadaar, Hit several vehicles, Police Reached Spot

01 Jun 2023 4:02 PM

Three Amritdhari brothers left Job & Started Selling Vegetables after Higher Education, See Here

01 Jun 2023 4:01 PM

AGTF Arrested Accused of Jarnail Singh Murder Case Gurveer Singh alias Guri

01 Jun 2023 3:59 PM

Bankers Sealed house of former city council president for not repaying the loan of Rs 2.50 crores

01 Jun 2023 3:56 PM

CM Mann and Charanjit Channi face to face on the matter of Rs 2 Crore, Accusations Leveled

01 Jun 2023 3:54 PM