Udham Singh

Udham Singh is an Indian freedom fighter known for avenging the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919. In 1940, Udham Singh killed Michael O’Dwyer, the official responsible for killing over 1,000 men, women and children and wounding 1,200 individuals in Jallianwala Bagh. Udham Singh Nagar district in Uttarakhand is named in his honour. There have been demands in the past few years for Udham Singh’s statue to be erected in Jallianwala Bagh.

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