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We've entered the 100th year of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and Britain's apology for the barbaric act is still long-standing. More than a thousand people were martyred in a non-violent struggle and their blood still calls for respect. British leaders have been visting the site for years but none of them has delivered an official apology.
In 1997 Queen Elizabeth II made a statement which was far from an apology. In February 2013 David Cameron became the first serving British Prime Minister to visit the site but did not deliver an official apology. In 2016 Prince William and Kate Middleton visited India but decided to skip the site. They got criticised by commentators all over the world. They have dared enough to deny our dues.
Last year Indian author and politician Shashi Tharoor suggested that the Jallianwala Bagh centenary in 2019 should be a "good time" for the British to apologise to the Indians for wrongs committed during the colonial rule. The same year while visiting the memorial, London's mayor Sadiq Khan called on the British government to apologize for the massacre.
13 April 2019 will count the 100th anniversary of the Bagh massacre and we demand an official apology from Britain. An apology which counts for all the wrong doings happened during the British rule. There can not be a better opportunity for Britain to pay their debts. Help them with the realization.