Madan Lal Dhingra (Punjabi: ਮਦਨਲਾਲ ਧੀਂਗੜਾ) (1883–1909) was an Indian revolutionary freedom fighter.While studying in England, he assassinated Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, a British official, hailed as one of the first acts of revolution in the Indian independence movement in the 20th century. Early life Dhingra studied at Amritsar in MB Intermediate college until 1900 and then went to Lahore to study at Government College Lahore. In 1904 he led a student protest against the principal's order to have the college blazer made of cloth imported from England. Dhingra was thrown out of college. At that time Dhingra was a student in the Master of Arts program. He was under the influence of the Nationalist Movement of Swadeshi. He deeply studied the literature concerning the cause of Indian poverty and famines, as solution to these problems Swaraj and Swadeshi became key issues. Then Dhingra had to work as a clerk, at Kalka in a Tonga service being run to transport British families to Shimla, and as a factory laborer. Dhingra attempted to organise a union there but was sacked. He worked for some time in Mumbai before acting upon the advice of his elder brother, Dr. Bihari Lal, and going to England for higher studies. In 1906, Dhingra departed for England to enroll at University College, London, to study Mechanical Engineering. He was supported by his elder brother and some nationalist activists in England.