1919 in India
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Events in the year 1919 in India.
- April - Disturbances in Delhi and Punjab and martial law in Punjab;.
- 11 April - Serious riots in Ahmedabad.
- 13 April - At the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre in Amritsar, Punjab, British and Gurkha troops massacre 379 Sikhs.
- Government of India Act 1919 establishes a dual administration: part Indian and elected, part British and authoritarian.
- The British ram the repressive Rowlatt Act through India's Imperial Legislative Council.
January to June
July to December
- 18 July - Jayachamaraja Wodeyar Bahadur, last Maharaja of Mysore, philosopher, musicologist, political thinker and philanthropist (died 1974).
- 12 August - Vikram Sarabhai, physicist (died 1971).
- 31 August - Amrita Pritam, poet, novelist and essayist (died 2005).
- 4 December - Inder Kumar Gujral, 13th Prime Minister of India.
- 9 December - E. K. Nayanar, politician and three times Chief Minister of Kerala (died 2004).
- 25 December - Naushad Ali, musician and composer (died 2006).
Full date unknown
- Jamuna Baruah, actress (died 2005).
- Pratap Chandra Chunder, Minister, educationalist and author (died 2008).
- Mahipal, actor (died 2005).
- Everyman's Dictionary of Dates; 6th ed. J. M. Dent, 1971; p. 262
- Everyman's Dictionary of Dates; 6th ed. J. M. Dent, 1971; p. 28
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