viii, 228p., Gloss., Bib., Index, 23 cm. (Studies in Modern Indian History Series)
CONTENTS:- 1. Historical Background. 2. Emergence of Gandhi-I. 3. Emergence of Gandhi-II. 4. The Gandhian Technique. 5. British Policy. 6. Emphasis on Non-violence. 7. Tragedy at Chauri Chaura. 8. The Assessment.
The book gives an account of a tragedy at Chauri Chaura, near Gorakhpur in U.P. It is indeed a challenge to the Gandhian political philosophy. Gandhi was very sad about the incident and inspite of several challenges, he faced them with a brave face and suspended the movement.