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The Amritsar Massacre - 13 April 1919

EDM number 1868 in 2017-19, proposed by Christine Jardine on 21/11/2018.
Categorised under the topics of Armed forces, Religion and faith communities and Veterans.

That this House remembers the Amritsar Massacre, also known as the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, where troops of the British Indian Army opened fire on a peaceful crowd in the Jallianwala Bagh Gardens of Amritsar, Punjab; notes that official figures given by the British Indian authorities identified 379 dead and 1,100 wounded, with Indian National Congress estimates demonstrating 1,000 dead and 1,500 wounded; further notes that the site has been visited by HM the Queen and former Prime Minister David Cameron; and is saddened that, with the 100th anniversary approaching, no official apology has been issued by the Government.

This motion has been signed by a total of 3 MPs.

Christine Jardine21/11/2018Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratProposed
Bob Blackman22/11/2018Harrow EastConservativeSeconded
Jim Cunningham22/11/2018Coventry SouthLabourSeconded

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