BADAL welcomes visit of British PM at Jallianwala Bagh

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Chandigarh, February 20, 2013: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today welcomed the visit of Prime Minister of UK David Cameron to the Jallianwala Bagh for paying homage to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre of 1919 and regretting the incident by saying it as a shameful act.

Disclosing this here today, the spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s office informed that describing it as a historic day for the country, Badal said that this visit of Cameron, the relations between both the nations would be strengthened and help in boosting an era of mutual understanding and brotherhood that would create a healthy and  harmonious atmosphere for the bilateral economic development.

Badal further said that the country especially the Punjab had been waiting for such apology since long. The visit of British Prime Minister to Jallianwala Bagh itself described a lot.

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013