Amritsar

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  • Amritsar Massacre Dbq

    massacre was ordered, the people were protesting and rioting ("Amritsar Massacre"). General Dyer was sent to Amritsar to restore order, but he did more than that, he got revenge on the Indians ("Amritsar Massacre"). In addition to this, Dyer was near the end of his career and on the way to going into obscurity, and the only way he could change this was to make a name for himself (Source 3). He being sent to Amritsar provided him with an opportunity to do both of these things. General Dyer should be found guilty because the massacre was premeditated and was not done for self-defense from a violent crowd, but instead to get revenge and recognition. In Amritsar, his troops killed hundreds of people and injured over a thousand more (Source 10). There was no reason for any of this to have happened. The crowd was made up of non-violent protestors ("Amritsar Massacre"). There were about 25,000 people in the crowd, many people were observing their holy day of Baisakhi (Bose). Many of the people traveled to Amritsar for Baisakhi and did not know about the order that General Dyer made, which banned public gatherings ("Amritsar Massacre"). There were ex-soldiers in the crowd who could…

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  • Importance Of Festivals In Amritsar

    vibrant tradition and culture of Amritsar is reflected in the fairs and the festivals of the city. So it is a good idea to visit the place during the festival season to enjoy the real flavor of Amritsar. Connote religious significance the festival and fairs of Amritsar are celebrated by the full of energy and fun in the festivals. 1. BASANT PANCHAMI Basant panchami is very popular festival in the city of Amritsar. The prime attraction of this occasion of Basant Panchami is the fair at…

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  • The Massacre At The Golden Temple And The Amritsar Massacre

    There were three major events that the Indians fought against British rule. The initial incident was the massacre at the Golden Temple, or the Amritsar Massacre. This concluded in 1,200 wounded and about 400 dead Indians. The following disturbance was the homespun movement, or the boycott of British clothes. The act of defiance lead to the killing of police and the congress to stop protesting. The final conflict was the salt march. There were 60,000 arrests and Indians beaten brutally. These…

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  • Analysis Of The Amritsar Massacre By Kamal Mitra Chenoy

    Although the British helped to modernized India, the British should apologize for the actions they took against the Indians during the Raj because the British killed and injured thousands of people, who were not fighting back, promote tensions between Hindu and Muslim that promoted violence, and did not care about what was best for the Indian population. A group of Indians were in an enclosed courtyard practicing peaceful protest, when a British military officer was told to shut the protest…

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  • Toba Teh Manto Analysis

    separate cells. (Mottled Dawn 3) It also tells the story of those who have lost their loved ones, their families, friends and their identities as a result of the geographical division of the country and forcible displacement of the people. The story very realistically portrays the emotional trauma of the partition. A Hindu lawyer from Lahore who is in love with a girl from Amritsar turns mad and experiences a sense of grief when Amritsar becomes a part of India: There was a young Hindu lawyer…

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  • Analysis Of Toba Tek Singh Short Story

    separate cells. (Mottled Dawn 3) It also tells the story of those who have lost their loved ones, their families, friends and their identities as a result of the geographical division of the country and forcible displacement of the people. The story very realistically portrays the emotional trauma of the partition. A Hindu lawyer from Lahore who is in love with a girl from Amritsar turns mad and experiences a sense of grief when Amritsar becomes a part of India: There was a young Hindu lawyer…

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  • Stereotypes Of Mahatma Gandhi

    How Gandhi disproved British Stereotypes of India Mahatma Gandhi is considered one of the greatest historical figures of the 20th century. As a civil rights activist, Gandhi led India to its independence after years of British colonization. While doing so, Gandhi never used violence. Instead, he organized strikes, boycotts, and used civil disobedience to achieve his goal. In the process of leading India’s independence movement, Gandhi sought to change stereotypes the British held towards the…

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  • Amandeep Kaur Life Story

    Migration Story of Amandeep Kaur Country of origin: I Rose Kaur the daughter of Amandeep Kaur Amandeep’s life began in Talwandi Dorgan, District Amritsar, State Punjab and Country India on the 1st Of January 1978, when she was born to Parents Sukhdev Singh and Darshana Kaur. She was the second daughter of Sukhdev and Darshana after Kawal Kaur and their last children were Navdeep Singh. At the time of her birth Talwandi Dorgan was not a developed village when Aman was born, but now in 2017…

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  • Analysis Of Bapsi Sidhwa's Novel Ice-Candy Man

    Hindus, the Sikhs and the Muslims used to live in an atmosphere of communal harmony before the partition yet when the partition development starts, this profound established communal harmony disappears. Jagjeet Singh, with a quick group of the Sikhs visits a Muslim town Pir Pindo in haziness to warn them of an approaching Akali attack. In Pir Pindo men, children and women are killed. Similarly the Sikh families are assaulted in Lahore. The neighbors of the Sethis, Mr. and Mrs. Singh and Sher…

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  • The Indian Mutiny (Sepoy Rebellion)

    Paris. In 1950, the French had to recognize Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia as independent self-governing states within the French Union in order to retain the area after the First Indochina War. At the Geneva Conference in 1954, true independence came for the area. The former French Indochina was important because through France’s rule over the area primary schools were created, the University of Hanoi was established, and Vietnam was turned into a profit turning country. The Amritsar Massacre…

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