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Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary: PM pays tributes

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The memory of those killed in the massacre serves as an inspiration to work for an they would be proud of, said on Saturday on the centenary of the tragic event.

"Today, when we observe 100 years of the horrific massacre, pays tributes to all those martyred ... Their valour and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Their memory inspires us to work even harder to build an they would be proud of," tweeted.

The massacre took place at in during the festival on April 13, 1919 when troops of the under the command of opened fire at a crowd of people holding a pro-independence demonstration, leaving several dead and scores injured.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 14:45 IST