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Jallianwala Bagh Shaheed Parivar Samiti has decided to go on hunger strike in front of Jallianwala Bagh on August 25.

AMRITSAR: Jallianwala Bagh Shaheed Parivar Samiti has decided to go on hunger strike in front of Jallianwala Bagh on August 25  in protest  against  the  closures   of  Bagh

Talking to reporters here today,
Jallianwala Bagh Shaheed Parivar Samiti Secretary Nanish Behl has strongly condemned the attitude of the government towards reopening of Jallianwala Bagh which is an insult to the martyrs of 13 April 1919.

A large number  of  people  want  to  pay   their tributes to  martyrs.

Meanwhile, the tourism department is considering setting up a new committee for Jallianwala Bagh soon and removing the current secretary of the trust and a caretaker may be appointed soon to look after the historic Jallianwala Bagh.

RTI activist Shri P.C. Sharma claimed that he had received the information through RTI.

He said that the tourism department could appoint a caretaker.

We are enjoying complete freedom. Due to the martyrs killed in the 1919 massacre,he added.

Dawn Punjab
Author: Dawn Punjab

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