News | February 04, 2021 12:18 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated the Chauri Chaura Centenary Celebrations at Chauri Chaura, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh via video conferencing. The Prime Minister also released a postal stamp dedicated to the Chauri Chaura centenary during the event.
"Incident of Chauri Chaura was not limited to a police station being set on fire. The message of the incident was huge. Due to various reasons, it was treated as a minor incident, but we should see it in context. The fire was not just in the station but in the hearts of people," PM Modi said.