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Tributes paid on Jallianwala Bagh massacre's 99th anniversary

Press Trust of India  |  Amritsar 

Pandit Deen Upadhyaya Samiti today paid floral tribute to those killed in the 1999 massacre here.

The family members of Sukhdev and were also present in the 99th which in which thousands of people were killed.

Addressing the gathering, Amit Azad, nephew of martyr said, "we worship great leaders but we also need to learn from their great character which should be adopted by each one in order to make nation as per dreams of our revolutionaries who scarified their lives for the freedom."

Speaking on the occasion, Vishal Nayyar, the grandson of martyr Sukdev, said is a land of freedom fighters and brave people.

"We all have to follow the footsteps of such personalities to root out all the evils of caste and creed to make the nation healthier, stronger and happier," he said.

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 20:25 IST