House of Commons
CENTENARY OF THE JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE
EDM #2281
Tabled 08 April 2019
2017-19 Session
That this House remembers 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 with horror, figures supplied by the UK Government which state 379 died and 1,000 were wounded, while the Indian Government has demonstrated that they believe the final figures to be 1,000 dead and 1,500 wounded; is saddened that no official apology has been issued by the Government; and on the occasion of the centenary of the massacre on 13 April 2019 calls on the Government to apologise for the UK's role in the massacre.

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