Explain the statement with reason. Ravindranath Tagore gave up his title (Sir). - History

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Answer the following question in detail.

Ravindranath gave up his title (Sir).

Explain the statement with reason.

Ravindranath Tagore gave up his title (Sir).

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Solution

  1. On 13th April 1919, the day of Baisakhi thousands of people had gathered for a meeting at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar for celebrating the festival.
  2. Many of them were not aware of the ban put by the government on public gatherings.
  3. Genera Dyer opened fire on these people without any prior warning.
  4. About four hundred innocent people were killed and thousands were injured in this incident. It is known as the ‘Jallianwala Bagh Massacre’.
  5. It created a wave of rage all through India.
  6. Ravindranath Tagore criticized this act and gave up his title (Sir).
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Chapter 6: Indian Struggle against Colonialism - Explain the statements with reasons

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SCERT Maharashtra Question Bank 12th Standard HSC History Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Indian Struggle against Colonialism
Explain the statements with reasons | Q 4 [B] 2.
Balbharati History 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Indian Struggle against Colonialism
Exercise Q.4 | Q 2 | Page 56
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