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Amritsar’s Partition Museum shortlisted for UK prize

The museum in Amritsar was inaugurated in August 2017 as the first and only partition museum in the world, housing oral histories, donated personal artefacts and archival material, dedicated to those who lost their lives or loved ones in the largest mass migration in human history.
Created through donations, the Partition Museum was awarded the Media, Arts and Culture Award at the second annual UK-India Awards 2018 in London.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Created through donations, the Partition Museum was awarded the Media, Arts and Culture Award at the second annual UK-India Awards 2018 in London.(Gurpreet Singh/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jul 05, 2020 03:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar | Posted by Arpan Rai

Golden Temple, Partition Museum, Wagah Border and more: 5 reasons to visit Amritsar

Mythologically speaking, Amritsar is also believed to have hosted the ashram of Rishi Valmiki from The Ramayana, where Goddess Sita resided and gave birth to her two sons. Coincidentally, the cities of Lahore and Kasur, across the border in Pakistan and founded by the legendary Luv and Kush are not far away from Amritsar.
The Golden Temple has impeccable management and hence visiting it is so hassle free and systematic.
The Golden Temple has impeccable management and hence visiting it is so hassle free and systematic.
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 12:24 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySaurav Ranjan Datta

JALLIANWALA BAGH MASSACRE : Year on, Amritsar admn yet to identify spot to build memorial

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Published on Jan 30, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByAnil Sharma, Amritsar

Amritsar-based Partition Museum to ink pact with Manchester Museum

Partnership between Amritsar’s Partion Museum and Manchester Museum will be announced during the forthcoming visit of the mayor of Greater Manchester as part of the Manchester-India partnership
Partition Museum Amritsar is India's first partition museum telling the stories of those who survived the chaos and bloodshed more than seven decades ago(HT Photo)
Partition Museum Amritsar is India's first partition museum telling the stories of those who survived the chaos and bloodshed more than seven decades ago(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 06, 2019 06:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Partition Museum to ink pact with Manchester Museum

The partnership is due to be announced in New Delhi during the forthcoming visit of Andy Burnham (Labour), mayor of Greater Manchester, as part of the Manchester India Partnership that seeks to further links between the city and India.
Amritsar-based Partition Museum is entering into a five-year partnership with the Manchester Museum (in the picture) following the co-curation earlier this year of the exhibition, ‘Jallianwala Bagh 1919: Punjab Under Siege’ to mark 100 years of the massacre.(Photo: Instagram/mcrmuseum)
Amritsar-based Partition Museum is entering into a five-year partnership with the Manchester Museum (in the picture) following the co-curation earlier this year of the exhibition, ‘Jallianwala Bagh 1919: Punjab Under Siege’ to mark 100 years of the massacre.(Photo: Instagram/mcrmuseum)
Updated on Oct 05, 2019 03:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | ByPrasun Sonwalkar

Jallianwala Bagh massacre: Researchers list 547 deaths, 159 more than official count

However, official figures released by the British in 1919 had estimated the number at 488.
An aerial view of the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Sunday.
An aerial view of the Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar on Sunday.
Updated on Aug 27, 2019 08:24 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByAtish Sharma, Ludhiana

Amritsar will emerge as tourism capital of north India soon: Navjot Singh Sidhu

The minister said the government is planning to spend more than Rs 800 crore for providing world-class facilities for tourists coming to the city.
Local bodies and tourism minister Navjot Singh Sidhu with officials of the tourism promotion board at the Partition Museum in Amritsar on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Local bodies and tourism minister Navjot Singh Sidhu with officials of the tourism promotion board at the Partition Museum in Amritsar on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 18, 2018 01:39 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Amritsar | ByHT Correspondent, Amritsar
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