Photo Exhibition to commemorate Centenary of Jallianwala Bagh incident in Amritsar by Regional Outreach Bureau
By PIB Chandigarh
As a part of the commemoration of the Centenary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre, Regional Outreach Bureau, Chandigarh, of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, has put up a three-day Photo Exhibition at Jallianwala Bagh from April 11-13, 2019. It has been titled Photo Exhibition on Freedom Struggle. It consists of some of the pictures, newspaper clippings and extracts from write ups and speeches describing Jallianwala Bagh massacre. One of the photo exhibit shows an appeal by Mahatama Gandhi and others to donate to acquire the land of the Bagh for making a memorial in the memory of those killed on April 13, 1919. The exhibition also displays various events starting from first war of Independence in 1857 till India achieved Independence. A wide cross section of people including NRIs visiting the exhibition are of the view that such exhibits not only add to the historical knowledge but also transport the visitors to that era.
Besides the exhibition, short films on India’s freedom struggle and Jallianwala Bagh made by Films Division and Doordarshan, are being played for the public.