“Martyrs Insulted”: Laser, New Gateway At Jallianwala Bagh Spark Outrage
The renovation of Jallianwala Bagh, where more than 1,000 people died 102 years ago, creating one of the darkest chapters of Indian history – has unleashed a wave of outrage and criticism against the government on social media.
Most of the criticism has been directed at the hi-tech galleries that have replaced the stark, unadorned passage through which General Dyer had led his men and ordered them to open fire on the thousands of men and women holding a peaceful protest on the day of Baisakhi….
Many people on social media have accused the government of destroying history in the name of renovation. Others alleged that politicians rarely have a feel for history….