A Quick PHOTO JOURNEY of Jallianwala Bag in Amritsar Coity of Punjab, India

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museum.

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

Here is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!!

Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

Marks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killed.

Dyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacre)

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

There is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of Bullets.

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

The 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951.

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.

This time New Year was celebrated in Punjab and on first day of 2012, we were in Amritsar. Apart from main attraction of Amritsar Town , Golden Temple, we also visited Jallianwala Bagh which around Swarn-Mandir only. Let's have a quick Photo Journey to Jallianwala Bagh...There is a museum inside with some of the old Photographs of freedom fighters form Punjab and people who were present in Jallianwala bagh during The Jallianwala Bagh massacre... On side of each Photograph, there is a detailed note to describe the life of person and various achievements during their lifetime. The gentleman above is reading description for one of the photograph inside the museumHere is a path which leads to the Museum and Shahidi Kuan inside Jallianwala Bagh @ Amritsar, Punjab, India !!Jallianwala Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar in the Punjab province of India and houses a memorial of national importance, established in 1951 to commemorate the murder of peaceful celebrators on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919 in the Jallianwala Bagh MassacreMarks of bullets can be seen on the wall which surrounds Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar. Some of the marks are covered by a glass-wall to better protect them for future.The Jallianwala Bagh massacre is also known as the Amritsar massacre which took place in the Jallianwala Bagh public garden in the northern Indian city of Amritsar and was ordered by Brigadier-General Reginald E.H. Dyer. On Sunday 13 April 1919 Mr. Dyer was convinced that a major insurrection was at hand. He banned all meetings and hearing a meeting of 15,000 to 20,000 people had assembled he marched his fifty riflemen to a raised bank and ordered them to shoot at the crowd which included men, women, and children. Dyer kept the firing up for about ten minutes. Official Government of India sources estimated the fatalities at 379, with 1100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1500 with approximately 1000 killedDyer was removed from duty and forced to retire but he became a celebrated hero in Britain among people with connections to the British Raj. The massacre caused a reevaluation in the Army's role in which the new policy became minimum force and the Army was retrained and developed suitable tactics such as crowd control. Historians consider the episode was a decisive step towards the end of British rule in India.(Courtesy - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh_massacreThere is a small structure in the middle of this garden which looks like a temple. It seems Mr. Gandhi was protected in this area and many people surrounded him when force of Mr. Dyer was firing continuously in Jallianwala Bagh. We are not very sure about this fact, as this is told by the driver accompanying us. This structure inside Jallianwala Bagh also has various marks of BulletsThe 6.5-acre garden site of the massacre is located in the vicinity of Golden Temple complex which is the holiest shrine of Sikhism. The memorial is managed by the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust, which was established as per the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act passed by the Government of India in 1951There is only one entry into the Jallianwala Bagh and it's extremely narrow. Apart from two wheelers, no other vehicle can pass inside the Garden, although vehicles are not allowed inside. This place was not very maintained during the time we visited and not sure about it's situation otherwise.Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

Check out more about Jallianwala Bagh at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jallianwala_Bagh

2 comments:

seema said...

Amazing pics. .....I haven't visit thatplace yet

VJ Sharma said...

Thanks Seema !

Place is near to Golden Temple, so whenever you visit Gilden Temple Jallianwala Bagh will come on the way :)

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