What were the Effects of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 9th, 2023

The effects of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre led to more negative and violent responses from both the people and the government. The Indians who had been loyal to the Britishers were also forced to protest the massive bloodbath at Jallianwala Bagh. They abandoned their allegiance and became nationalists once more, opposing British rule.

Effects of Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre was a brutal attack on Indian nationalism that took place on 13th April 1919. It forced people out of their homes and overcame stronger with a rekindled national zeal.

  • The people started vandalizing public property and burned down government buildings which led to violent retaliation from the British officials.
  • This massacre prompted the Satyagrahis to march down the streets and express their outrage through strikes, rallies, and the burning down of official buildings, which resulted in more torture of Indian satyagrahis and local villages.
  • The Jallianwala Bagh Massacre effectively launched the Non-Cooperation Movement and paved the way for an independent India.

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