[

rowlatt act

]
Justin Rowlatt(Photo: Sourced)

When Sidney Rowlatt’s great-grandson, Justin, wept during Jallianwala Bagh visit

By Nirupama Dutt | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2019 02:36 PM IST
Justin Rowlatt, great-grandson of Sir Sidney Rowlatt, who was architect of infamous Rowlatt Act, remembers how appalling were consequences of 1919 massacre.
Close
The spirit of inter-community solidarity that so strikingly suffused the Rowlatt Satyagraha was less visible in later movements led by Gandhi. This was a fact he recognised, and mourned, and his own last years were devoted to recovering that spirit(Getty Images)
The spirit of inter-community solidarity that so strikingly suffused the Rowlatt Satyagraha was less visible in later movements led by Gandhi. This was a fact he recognised, and mourned, and his own last years were devoted to recovering that spirit(Getty Images)

Recovering the spirit of the Rowlatt Satyagraha, 100 years later

PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2019 08:28 PM IST
Notably, while the scale, intensity and character of the protests varied enormously, one feature was constant: the display of Hindu-Muslim harmony
Close
A painting depicting the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on April 13, 1919.(HT Archives)
A painting depicting the Jallianwala Bagh massacre on April 13, 1919.(HT Archives)

Part 1 | Revisiting Jallianwala 100 years on: Bloodbath on Baisakhi, the massacre that shook the British Raj

By Manraj Grewal Sharma | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2018 10:49 AM IST
As we step into 100th year of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, HT looks back at the tragedy that proved to be the turning point in the freedom struggle, and signified the beginning of the end of the British Empire in India.
Close
A list constructed in 2018 would without question have both a film star and a cricketer. But it is unlikely that there will be any writers or scientists(Mohit Suneja)
A list constructed in 2018 would without question have both a film star and a cricketer. But it is unlikely that there will be any writers or scientists(Mohit Suneja)

Choosing the 10 greatest Indians

PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2018 06:11 PM IST
Who would be the 10 greatest Indians of 2018? It would be interesting to see who is chosen and who is left out. It is possible that there will still be a Hindu bias, although surely not five Brahmins would figure (and that would unequivocally be a good thing)
Close
SHARE
Story Saved