Jallianwala Bagh Massacre [April 13, 1919]

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre Facts: Great atrocities were committed in Punjab during the regime of Sir Michael O’Dwyer or General Dyer, Lieutenant Governor of Punjab. General Dyer was known as the iron man of the Punjab. He had no faith in political reforms and consequently had no sympathy with the political agitators. He refused Tilak and B.C.Pal to enter Punjab. The anti-Rowlatt Act agitation was particularly severe in the Punjab which was suffering from the after-effects of wartime repression, forcible recruitment, and the influence of the revolutionaries. The movement provoked a hartal in many parts of Punjab, and violent disturbances took … Continue reading Jallianwala Bagh Massacre