Jallianwala Bagh Massacre - All Details

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre - All Details:- The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place on 2 April in Amritsar, Punjab. Non-violent protesters gathered in protest of the Roulette Act were ordered to fire by an English officer named General Dyer. About 3 persons, including 4 children, were killed and more than 7,000 were injured.

A rally was organized at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar at 4 pm on 4 April. About 5 people, including children and women, gathered at the meeting. While some leaders were giving speeches during the meeting, General Dyer took a squad of six soldiers and reached the entrance of the garden. Without any prior warning, the firing squad fled. A total of 3 rounds of pellets were released in 5 minutes. According to the plaque placed in the garden, 3 bodies were recovered from the well. The deputy commissioner's office in Amritsar has a list of three martyrs, while Jallianwala Bagh has a list of three martyrs. The British Raj record mentions 5 people were injured and 3 people were martyred in the incident.

Important links:-

Gujarati Pdf: Click here

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre(Wikipedia): Click here 

Bcc News Report: Click here

DD News Report: Click here

Important Questions:- 

- The Jallianwala Bagh massacre took place on 13 April 1919 (the day of Vaisakhi) in Amritsar, Punjab.

- Mahatma Gandhi announced a nationwide strike on April 6, 1919, in protest of the 'Roulette Act' in India during the freedom struggle.

- Thus, on 8th April 1919, Mahatma Gandhi was arrested by the English Government from a village called Palwal in Haryana.

- Organized to pay homage to the martyrs at Jalliwalabag in Amritsar and protest against the arrest of their beloved leaders Dr. Satyapal and Dr. Kichlu.

- Upon hearing of the news to Amritsar's military commander, General Dyer, he reached the Jallianwala Bagh with a military contingent. And he ordered a firearm without any warning.

- More than 1000 people were martyred and thousands were injured in the indiscriminate firing at this time.

- General Dyer's full name is Brigadier General Reginald Edward, Harry Dyer.

- 'Hunter Commission was appointed by the British to investigate this evil act of General Dyer.

- Congress appointed a commission under the leadership of Motilal Nehru, Gandhiji, under the leadership of Madanmohan Malviya to investigate the Jaliawala Bagh massacre.

- In protest of the massacre, Shri Rabindranath Tagore renounced the 'knighthood' and Shri Jamnadas Bajaj's resignation of 'Raibahadur'.

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