Jallianwala Bagh Massacre – April 13, 1919

It has been almost a century since the Jalianwala Bagh Massacre incident happened. One of the most tragic incidents in Indian Independence Struggle.

The 1919 Amritsar massacre, known alternatively as the Jallianwala Bagh massacre after the Jallianwala Bagh (Garden) in the northern Indian city of Amritsar, was ordered by General Dyer. On Sunday April 13, 1919, British Indian Army soldiers, commanded by General Dyer, began shooting at an unarmed gathering of men, women, and children without warning. Official British Indian sources gave a figure of 379 identified dead, with approximately 1,100 wounded. The casualty number estimated by the Indian National Congress was more than 1,500, with approximately 1,000 dead.

Know more about the Jallianwala Bhagh massacre in this short educational video.

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