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Amarinder Singh contradicts Rahul Gandhi on Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp | India News


NEW DELHI: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday contradicted former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on the Centre’s revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial.
“I don’t know what has been removed. To me it looks very nice,” Amarinder Singh said on the revamp, hours after Rahul Gandhi had slammed the Centre over the move.
Earlier, Rahul Gandhi had termed the government’s revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial an “insult to martyrs”, saying only a person who does not know the meaning of martyrdom can inflict such an insult.
Taking to Twitter, the former Congress chief tagged a media report on the outrage on social media over the alleged changes at the Jallianwala Bagh memorial complex with many claiming that it was “destroying history” in the name of makeover.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Saturday dedicated to the nation the renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh memorial.
During the event, Modi also digitally inaugurated the museum galleries at the memorial. The event also showcased the multiple development initiatives undertaken by the government to upgrade the complex.





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