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Today Current Affairs 13 April 2023

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), New Delhi and State Museum, Lucknow signed an MoU

National Museum of Natural History (NMNH), New Delhi and State Museum, Lucknow signed an MoU ON 12 April 2023 to work together in the direction of environment conservation and environment education among the masses. Under the MoU, multi-dimensional efforts will be made in organizing programmes for school and college students to create awareness about nature. The MoU was signed by Director, National Museum of Natural History, Mrs. Naaz Rizvi and Director, State Museum, Lucknow, Dr Anand Kumar Singh, in the presence of Principal Secretary, Culture & Tourism, Mr. Mukesh Mishra at Paryatan Bhawan, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow.

The National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) was established as one of the national level institutions during the Silver Jubilee celebrations of India’s Independence, to portray and promote awareness on the Natural Heritage of the country.

104th anniversary of Jallianwala Bagh massacre

104th anniversary of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, was observed in India on Wednesday. Leaders across the political spectrum paid their tributes to the protesters who lost their lives in the tragedy.

Jallianwala Bagh Protest also known as Amristar Protest took place on April 13, 1919, in Amritsar by a large number of people, to condemn the then Indian British Government’s  Rowlatt Act and arrest of Indian freedom fighters Saifuddin Kitchlew and Satyapal. Hundreds of people protesting peacefully were gunned down by the British forces at in Punjab’s Amritsar.