Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will inaugurate a sequence of occasions that the Uttar Pradesh authorities has deliberate all year long to mark the centenary of the Chauri Chaura incident, which passed off on February 4, 1922.
The incident in Chauri Chaura in Gorakhpur district marked the top of Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-Cooperation Movement towards the British colonial rule.
The state administration on Wednesday claimed that until now the historical past of Chauri Chaura had not been celebrated because it ought to have been. While Modi will kick off the year-long celebrations through video-conferencing, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will attend the celebrations in Gorakhpur. The state authorities has ready a specialised emblem for the year-long festivities, and plans to apply it to all authorities official letterheads over the subsequent 12 months. The Adityanath administration has additionally introduced a mass recitation of “Vande Mataram” on February Four in an try and create a file.
A particular theme music has additionally been ready for the event. The music, written by Virendra Vatsa, might be performed at totally different occasions all year long. Vatsa had additionally written the theme music for the tableau of Uttar Pradesh on the Republic Day parade in Delhi that received the primary prize.
The authorities has additionally determined to undertake beautification of memorials of martyrs, and felicitate their households. The administration can even organise “Prabhat Pheris” throughout the state within the morning as a part of which, teams will go round singing songs of the bravery of the Chauri-Chaura martyrs. The authorities has determined to organise a “Murti Shivir [idol camp]” at state Lalit Kala Academi for artisans.
Apart from all this, the federal government has determined to carry a particular cleanliness drive to mark the event. Adityanath has requested the Department of Education to make sure that the Chauri Chaura incident is correctly included within the syllabus of secondary authorities colleges and instruct colleges to organise occasions equivalent to debates, poetry recitation, slogan competitions, quizzes, poster and drawing competitions on the theme all year long. The division has additionally been requested to rearrange the go to of scholars of all colleges to Chauri Chaura and speak to them concerning the tales of the martyrs.