PM Modi inaugurates Chauri Chaura Centenary celebrations
The Prime Minister also released a postal stamp dedicated to the Chauri Chaura Centenary. The day marks the 100 years of historic Chauri Chaura incident in our freedom struggle.
With this, year-long celebrations have begun in Uttar Pradesh. Various programs will be held at memorials of our great freedom fighters. Essay writing, debates and other competitions will be held across the state. Various government departments will use the logo of the Chauri Chaura Centenary for all correspondences. In a novel initiative, students of government and govt-aided schools of Gorakhpur Division will be taken on a tour of the Chauri Chaura martyrium and other memorial sites.
The State Government has also launched a dedicated website Chaurichaura100.com to sensitize the young generation about the sacrifices of our great freedom fighters. The Chief Minister has ordered to include the historical event in the State Board curriculum.