'Jallianwala Bagh 1919: Punjab under Siege’

Exhibition opens Saturday 13 April


The Jallianwala Bagh 1919: Punjab under Siege exhibition coincides with the centenary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre that took place in Amritsar, India.

It explores the causes for the unrest in the Punjab before, during and after the events which took place on 13 April 1919, when British troops opened fire on peaceful Indian protestors. Hundreds of were killed and thousands injured. This was a defining moment in the fight for Indian independence and led to the eventual demise of the British Empire in South Asia.

The exhibition is presented through collaboration with Manchester Museum, and the Partition Museum, Amritsar, India.

Dates:Saturday 13 April to Saturday 22 June 2019

Times: 11am to 5pm

Where: Spotlight, Ground Floor

Article posted 12 April 2019

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