'I'm a martyr's son,' says outraged Rahul Gandhi on Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp
Rahul Gandhi also shared a clipping of a media report with his tweet, that claimed that there was a social media outrage over the renovation of the monument. Full report
New Delhi: Terming the revamp of the Jallianwala Bagh memorial by Centre as an "insult to martyrs", Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he is against the "indecent cruelty".
Taking to Twitter, the Wayanad MP said he is a "martyr's son" and will not "tolerate the insult of martyrs at any cost".
"Such an insult to the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh can only be done by those who do not know the meaning of martyrdom. I am the son of a martyr - I will not tolerate the insult of martyrs at any cost. We are against this indecent cruelty," tweeted the Congress leader.
Those who didn’t struggle for freedom can’t understand those who did.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 31, 2021
He also shared a clipping of a media report with his tweet, that claimed that there was a social media outrage over the renovation of the monument.
जलियाँवाला बाग़ के शहीदों का ऐसा अपमान वही कर सकता है जो शहादत का मतलब नहीं जानता।— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 31, 2021
मैं एक शहीद का बेटा हूँ- शहीदों का अपमान किसी क़ीमत पर सहन नहीं करूँगा।
हम इस अभद्र क्रूरता के ख़िलाफ़ हैं। pic.twitter.com/3tWgsqc7Lx
The remark of the Congress leader came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the renovated complex of Jallianwala Bagh Smarak to the nation through video conferencing on Saturday evening.
The event was attended also attended by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh virtually. (ANI)