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Jallianwala Bagh deserves an apology as active atonement: Tharoor on British PM's 'regret' remark


Jallianwala Bagh deserves an apology as active atonement: Tharoor on British PM's 'regret' remark

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Apr 13 (ANI): Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reacted on British Prime Minister Theresa May expressed 'regret' in Parliament for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Terming British PM Theresa May's statement a welcoming first step, he said, "British Prime Minister Theresa May's statement is a welcome first step, that's all it is, it doesn't go far enough.

The fact is what happened in Jallianwala Bagh deserves an apology as an active atonement. But it's not the only thing, Jallianwala Bagh is a symbol of something much larger, the unjustified colonial occupation by one country and the operation of its people.

This is something which never happened; it took place at tremendous cost of Indian lives, Indian self respect and trillion of tons of Indian resources looted in the process by the British people." The British Prime Minister recently expressed "regret" in Parliament for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, ahead of the 100th anniversary of the brutal killing on Apr

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