Chauri Chaura Incident – Feb,1922

Angered crowd beaten the policemen & hacked them to death and thrown them in Fire. 22 Policemen were killed in this incident.
  • Chauri – Chaura Incident took place in a village in Gorakhpur district in Uttar Pradesh; in Feb 1922, the Policemen had beaten up by the leader of a group of volunteer’s campaign against the liquor sale & high food price.
  • Then, a crowd had come to protest before the police station where police officers are at the shelter inside.
  • Angered crowd beaten the policemen & hacked them to death and thrown them in Fire. 22 Policemen were killed in this incident.
  • After hearing this News, Gandhi announced the withdrawal of the movement.
  • Nehru, C.R. Das, Motilal, Subhash Bose expressed Gandhi against the withdrawal of movement.
  • Feb 1922 Congress session at Bardoli announced the withdrawal of movement from activities creating a violent situation.
  • On the other side in Turkey, Mustafa Kamal pasha becomes the political leader of the people.
  • The situation back to Normal in Turkey.