· Rajasthan History : Neemuchana Farmer Movement 1924-25
ð Extensively Writing by Pratap, New Rajasthan
ð This movement was taken during the reign of Maharaja Jai Singh of Alwar.
ð Reason – Increase in the fine rates
ð Current situation – Nemuchana is in Alwar district.
ð On 14th May, 1925, farmers of Alwar organized a Kisan Sabha in Nimuchana village of Alwar to protest against the increase of fines. The royal army of Alwar fired on this gathering, in which about 800 farmers were killed. This incident is called the Neemuchana massacre.
ð Finally, on November 18, 1925, the fine rates was reversed.
ð Ramnarayan Chaudhary firstly described the incident as a nemuchana murder case.
ð The news paper named ‘Riyasat’, for the first time, compared this incident to Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
ð Gandhiji described this massacre as more than the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and criticized it as the second dyershai.
ð The Nemuchana massacre is called ‘Jalianwala Bagh Massacre’ of Rajasthan.
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