Q. Consider the following statements about Jallianwala Bagh massacre:
1.Hunter Commission was set up to examine the incident of Jallianwala Bagh
2. Sir Subrmaniya Aiyar renounced his knighthood following the incident.
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A

Statement 1 is correct: The British government appointed the Hunter Commission to inquire into the Jallianwala Bagh shootings. The committee condemned the incident but did not impose any penal or disciplinary action against General Dyer. 

Statement 2 is in incorrect: Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi as a sign of condemnation, renounced their British Knighthood and Kaiser-i-Hind medal respectively. 

Source: PIB