A great landmark in the history of revolutionary movement and Independence movement in India, Kakori Rail Dacoity took place when the train was at Kakori
village near Lucknow
on 9th August of 1925.
Ramprasad Bismil along with his nine revolutionary followers looted the British government's money from the guard's carriage. The incident jolted the government and they issued arrest warrants against the participants and other leaders of the Hindusthan Republican Association.
Ashfaqulla Khan, Rajendra Lahiri and Roshan Singh were sentenced to death by the British.