Chauri Chaura Incident -1922


Chauri Chaura

In Uttar Pradesh, there is a village Chauri Chaura (Gorakhpur district).

On 5 February 1922, the police stationed there, fired at a group of demonstrators.

The people rebelled against the police and burnt the police station.

This caused the death of twenty-two policemen.

This incident deeply hurt Gandhiji and he called off the non-co-operation movement.