The Amritsar Massacre with Kim Wagner

100 years ago, forces under the command of Colonel Reginald Dyer fired upon on an assembled crowd of Indians, who had gathered in peaceful protest about the deportation of two national leaders. Dan talks to Kim Wagner in order to better understand the events that occurred, and to challenge many of the myths that have persisted about what occurred on the 13th April 1919.

If you're interested in Amritsar, you can listen to Anita Anand's podcast about the man who set out to avenge the massacre and who thus became almost a legendary figure in the Indian national story, on History Hit TV. Use code 'pod4' at checkout to get a 30 day free trial and your first 4 months for £4/$4. 

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Producer: Natt Tapley

Audio: Peter Curry

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