Chauri Chaura Incident -1922


Chauri Chaura is a small village in the Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh.

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.