House of Commons
THE AMRITSAR MASSACRE - 13 APRIL 1919
EDM #1868
Tabled 21 November 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House remembers the Amritsar Massacre, also known as the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, where troops of the British Indian Army opened fire on a peaceful crowd in the Jallianwala Bagh Gardens of Amritsar, Punjab; notes that official figures given by the British Indian authorities identified 379 dead and 1,100 wounded, with Indian National Congress estimates demonstrating 1,000 dead and 1,500 wounded; further notes that the site has been visited by HM the Queen and former Prime Minister David Cameron; and is saddened that, with the 100th anniversary approaching, no official apology has been issued by the Government.

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