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आन्दोलन:एक पुस्तक से

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Forgotten Indian Heroes & Martyrs: Their Neglected Descendants-1857-1947( By Shivnath and Neena Jha)

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INAURURAL SPEECH at Press Club of India, New Delhi on 13th April 2011, Vaishakhi - 92-year after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre) Esteemed ladiesand gentlemen , It is a pleasureand indeed a privilege tobe a part of this book launch function. Today is the 92nd anniversary of the bloody Vaishakhi day of April 13, 1919 which was awatershed day in India's history. Hundreds of peaceful demonstrators including men, womenand children - were massacred by the British imperialistic forces under General MichaelO’Dwyer at Jalianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab. Those killed were largely the faceless people who had nurtured a dream of Freedom for the motherland. It was twenty years later that their brutal murder was avenged by an inspired young man, Udham Singh, who killed Michael O’Dwyer and in the bargain, attained martyrdom. Tragically, his selfless sacrifice for the cause of the country's freedom went unsung and as India got freedom, he sadly got confined to the dusty pages of history. It is ind…

हमारा चौथा प्रयास: जीत सिंह को एक नई जिन्दगी देने का एक सफल प्रयास:Martyr Udham Singh honoured

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