KMV Commemorates 100 Years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre


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Signature Campaign Demanding Apology from British Government Launched
Jalandhar, April 1, 2019: Kanya Maha Vidyalaya- the Heritage & Autonomous institution, Jalandhar organized the programme Jallianwala Bagh: Ek Shradhanjali to commemorate the 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. The whole college was infused with the patriotic fervour & each student of KMV gave her commemoration to the martyrs of the freedom struggle.
On this occasion, Sh Jagmohan Singh, Nephew of S. Bhagat Singh graced the college. Speaking on the occasion, he said that KMV played a very vital role during the freedom struggle of India. He remembered the time when S Bhagat Singh took shelter in KMV escaping from the British police. He also talked about the massacre of Jallianwala Bagh in a detailed manner & acknowledged the sacrifices of all the martyrs of India & appealed to the students to follow the ideals of martyrs. A play based on Jallianwala Bagh massacre was also staged in which the students of KMV portrayed the story of Jallianwala Bagh in a very patriotic manner. A Documentary titled "Jallianwala Bagh: Ek Aawaaz'' made by the PG Department of Journalism & Mass Communication was also showcased which depicted the historical background and significance of Jallianwala Bagh. It is worth mentioning here that a Signature campaign was also launched in support of demanding an unconditional apology from the British Government for this heart wrenching massacre. Sh. Chander Mohan, President Arya Shiksha Mandal was also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, he held the British most responsible for the plundering of India & also shed light on the massacre of Jallianwala Bagh in detail & criticized the policies of British Government. He also lamented that British government has never apologized for this outrageous act & also demanded an unconditional apology from them. He said that the India is a land of martyrs & he especially remembered the contribution of Bhagat Singh in the freedom struggle.
Principal Prof.(Dr.) Atima Sharma Dwivedi welcomed the esteemed guests and averred that KMV is commemorating the 100 years of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in order to make the young students aware about the sacrifices of the martyrs. She maintained that no nation can develop completely unless it remember its martyrs. She further adumbrated that KMV being a National institute has always worked for the national cause as it is a matter of fact that this institute has its own history & legacy of Nationalism & Patriotism.
On this occasion Col. Manmohan Singh, Major Gen. G.G. Dwivedi, Mr. Kundan Lal Aggarwal, Mrs. Sushila Bhagat and Mrs. Neeru Kapoor were present. The teachers from various schools run by Arya Shiksha Mandal were also present on the occasion.

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Monday, April 1, 2019