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Jorhat commemorates Jallianwala Bagh massacre

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JORHAT, March 24 - Jorhat College (Amalgamated) along with Gurdwara Ramgarhia Sabha here took out a huge procession yesterday to commemorate the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919 during its centenary year.

Sikh Youth Federation, Jorhat Jatiya Vidyalay and Shankardeva Vidya Niketan actively participated in the procession.

Hundreds of students dressed as look-alikes of Bhagat Singh, Udham Singh, Rajguru, Chandra Sekhar Azad, Birsa Munda, Bahubali Kaibarta, Kamala Miri, Mangri Orang, Kanaklata and Kushal Konwar sang patriotic songs and carried tableaus dramatising various phases of the Freedom Movement from 1855 to 1947.

The over-1,000 strong congregation mercilessly fired upon from point-blank range and killed in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre were fondly remembered along with Bhagat Singh and other martyrs of his times.

After taking out the procession, the participants gathered at the Jorhat College Field where the massacre was re-enacted to give a feel of the gruesome incident.

Thereafter, the meeting held under the presidentship of Jorhat College (Amalgamated) Principal Dr Devabrata Sharma, demanded that UK Government should apologise for the heinous massacre.

The meeting also decided to erect a martyrs� memorial in connection with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre within the Jorhat College campus.

Sardar Amrik Singh and Sardar Meher Singh addressed the gathering on behalf of the Gurdwara and paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Both the speakers expressed their gratitude towards the Jorhat College for taking the initiative to organise the function to pay homage to the martyrs and remember the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh mass killings.

Dr Soumitra Puzari, Assistant Professor in the Department of History of Jorhat College, while offering the vote of thanks, paid tributes to the martyrs for the sacrifices they made to achieve Independence of the country from British rule.

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Jorhat commemorates Jallianwala Bagh massacre

JORHAT, March 24 - Jorhat College (Amalgamated) along with Gurdwara Ramgarhia Sabha here took out a huge procession yesterday to commemorate the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919 during its centenary year.

Sikh Youth Federation, Jorhat Jatiya Vidyalay and Shankardeva Vidya Niketan actively participated in the procession.

Hundreds of students dressed as look-alikes of Bhagat Singh, Udham Singh, Rajguru, Chandra Sekhar Azad, Birsa Munda, Bahubali Kaibarta, Kamala Miri, Mangri Orang, Kanaklata and Kushal Konwar sang patriotic songs and carried tableaus dramatising various phases of the Freedom Movement from 1855 to 1947.

The over-1,000 strong congregation mercilessly fired upon from point-blank range and killed in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre were fondly remembered along with Bhagat Singh and other martyrs of his times.

After taking out the procession, the participants gathered at the Jorhat College Field where the massacre was re-enacted to give a feel of the gruesome incident.

Thereafter, the meeting held under the presidentship of Jorhat College (Amalgamated) Principal Dr Devabrata Sharma, demanded that UK Government should apologise for the heinous massacre.

The meeting also decided to erect a martyrs� memorial in connection with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre within the Jorhat College campus.

Sardar Amrik Singh and Sardar Meher Singh addressed the gathering on behalf of the Gurdwara and paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Both the speakers expressed their gratitude towards the Jorhat College for taking the initiative to organise the function to pay homage to the martyrs and remember the victims of the Jallianwala Bagh mass killings.

Dr Soumitra Puzari, Assistant Professor in the Department of History of Jorhat College, while offering the vote of thanks, paid tributes to the martyrs for the sacrifices they made to achieve Independence of the country from British rule.