Category:Rowlatt Act

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Rowlatt Act 
1919 act by the British in India that gave extensive power to the British to arrest activists
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Location British India
Start time10 March 1919
End timeMarch 1922
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The Rowlatt Act or Rowlatt Bills was a law passed by the British in colonial India on 18 March 1919, indefinitely extending "emergency measures" (of the Defence of India Regulations Act) enacted during the First World War in order to control public unrest and root out conspiracy. Passed on the recommendations of the Rowlatt Committee, named for its president, British judge Sir Sidney Rowlatt, this act effectively authorized the government to imprison for a maximum period of two years, without trial, any person suspected of terrorism living in the Raj. The Rowlatt Act gave British imperial authorities power to deal with revolutionary activities.

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