As per latest political news, the British Prime Minister David Carmeron, who is in India for his official visit, has visited Golden Temple as well as the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar, Punjab.
David Cameron has became the first serving British Prime Minister to visit the Jallianwala Bagh.
The Jallianwala Bagh was the victim of the British Empire’s bloodiest episodes in India – and described the 1919 massacre as a deeply shameful act in the British history.
Further, the British Prime Minister David Cameron laid wreath at the Jallianwala Bagh and wrote in the visitors’ book that the massacre at Jallianwala Bagh was a extremely dishonorable act in the British history.
At that time, many people had lost their lives at Jallianwala Bagh in 1919 on the orders of General Dyer during the British Raj.
The father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi has described Jallianwala Bagh massacre as having shaken the foundations of the British Empire.
Further, the British PM stood in silence for a minute before leaving Jallianwala Bagh.
Earlier, British Prime Minister David Cameron paid obeisance at the Golden Temple after arriving Amritsar.
He was received by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his other official delegates. It is said in enws that around 3,000 police officials from as many as 6 districts have been deployed with other forces, as to brief up the security of British PM.