Prime Minister Narendra Modi has 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.
The Uttar Pradesh government has planned to develop the 'Chauri Chaura Shaheed Memorial' in Gorakhpur as a heritage tourist spot ahead as the state government decides to hold yearlong celebrations to mark 100 years of the 'Chauri Chaura' incident.
On February 4, 1922, a large group of protesters participating in the Non-cooperation movement, clashed with police at Chauri Chaura who opened fire.
In retaliation the protestors attacked the police and set fire to the police station, killing all the policemen inside.
Reliance Marcellus, LLC (RMLLC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd has signed agreements to divest all of its interest in certain upstream assets in the Marcellus shale play of south-western Pennsylvania.
These assets, which are currently operated by various affiliates of EQT Corporation have been agreed to be sold to Northern Oil and Gas, Inc, (NOG) a Delaware corporation,
The deal involves $250 million cash and warrants that give entitlement to purchase 3.25 million common shares of NOG at an exercise price of $14.00 per common share in next seven years.