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Motive: Familiarize the students about history of Jallianwala Bagh .
Report :- To tell the historical importance of April 13, the department of History today arranged a special session to show a documentary, prepared by BBC, on Jallianwala Bagh Massacre. Earlier, Dr. Aman Jyoti, Department of History, put the light on this disastrous incident. Thereafter, Mrs. Seema Rani, Head, Department of History explained relevance of the day with respect to the Sikh History. She told that on this day, in 1699, the tenth Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji established Khalsa Panth.
The Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, took place on 13 April 1919. A large, peaceful crowd had gathered at the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab, British India, to protest the Rowlatt Act and arrest of pro-independence activists Saifuddin Kitchlew and Satyapal.
Outcome:- Students got to know about the Jallianwala Bagh massacre is rightly regarded as a watershed moment in Indian history. This incident permanently damaged relations between Indians and Britishers.
Department of History
Mrs. Seema Rani and Dr. Aman Jyoti
Assistant Professors in History , Hindu Kanya College , Kapurthala
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