Jallianwala Bagh

As the name suggests this is a garden very near to the golden temple Gurudwara in Amritsar. This is an important place to visit in Amritsar Tour Packages. On the auspicious occasion of Baisakhi (capital festival of the Sikh community) on 13th April 1919 a gathering of thousands of Sikhs, Hindu and muslims happened at this site. The English officer Reginald Edward harries Dyer to teach lesson to the Indian people marched with a battery of 90 soldiers. There was only one way to eater this grand. The soldiers of general dyer occupied the gate. The soldiers were armed with 303 rifles the officer without any intimation for orders to fire in the peaceful congregation. The soldiers directly aimed at the innocent and warmed citizens gathered to protest against the arrest of the popular ladies Satyapal and Saifuddin Kitchlaw. More than 1000 innocents lost their lives in this shoot out. There was a large protest for their massacre. The Jallian Wala Bagh ahs been protected to remember the heroic sacrifice of more than 1000 valiant martyrs who died for their country.

The walls of Jallian wala bagh till bear the remains of the slots feried by the soldiers of general dyer. The old well in to which the public jumped to escape the in discriminate firing is also very well preserved. The memorial is a rich heritage of the Indian nation, the proud citizens of India should pay homage to countless dead and infured fellow countrymen is the carnage of Jallianwala Bagh.