Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has urged the Foreign Office to ask the UK to return the personal belongings, including a gun and diary, of legendary martyr Shaheed Udham Singh. Mr Singh made the request in a letter to Foreign Minister S Jaishankar.
In his letter to Mr Jaishankar, the Prime Minister of Punjab called on him to take this issue up with the British Government so that the nation can express its deepest gratitude to the great patriot during the celebration of the 75th anniversary of independence from India.
You may know that he took revenge with this gun for the dastardly act of the former British government in Jallianwala Bagh, where hundreds of unarmed and innocent Indians were shot and killed under the leadership of the then Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, Michael O’Dwyer,’ he said. the letter.
“With this gun, Shaheed Udham Singh brought Michael O’Dwyer to trial in Caxton Hall, London,” the prime minister wrote.
The letter further stated: “Shaheed Udham Singh is also known to keep a diary, as his personal log, which also deserves to be brought back to India so that the people of the country can get motivation and inspiration from it. “
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