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Amritsar massacre of 1919
Sikhs are shown worshipping at Amristar and then the narrative widens into a description of the unrest against British rule in the Punjab in 1919. The British banned all public assemblies but Nationalist activists proved more effective in getting discontented Sikhs to join a demonstration. The British commander General Dyer ordered troops to open fire on one demonstration which came to be known as the Amritsar massacre. There is a fascinating comparison of reactions to the events.
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