Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

In 1919, Acting Brigadier-General of British Indian Army Reginald Edward Harry Dyer, without warning, ordered his men to fire their rifles into a crowd of unarmed Indian civilians. The crowd had gathered to peacefully protest the inhumanities of the colonialist government. 379 people were killed in the ensuing massacre which included unarmed men, women, and children.

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