Govt. Silk factory workers in Srinagar gather at Hazuri Bagh (Now Iqbal Park) for protest against oppression of the Autocratic Rule. They were raising slogans for their elementary demands like not shedding work force etc. The Armed cavalry is unleashed to crush the protest. They use spares and swords and dozens of workers are injured. It sends shock waves in the city. People organize a big protest rally against this violence.