Question: Why did the Non-Cooperation Movement gradually slow down in the cities?
Answer: The Non-Cooperation Movement started with middle-class participation in the cities. Government schools and colleges and foreign clothes were boycotted, and liquor shops were picketed.
1). The movement in the cities gradually slowed down for a variety of reasons.
2). The boycott of British institutions posed a problem, Indian institutions were slow to come up.
3). The mass-produced mill cloth was cheap when compared to the expensive khadi cloth. People started buying foreign clothes as they could not afford higher prices. Hence, the Non-Cooperation movement was gradually withdrawn in cities.
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