What were the reasons for the gradual slowing down of the Non-cooperation Movement in the cities?

  • Khadi cloth was often more expensive than the cloth produced in mills. Poor people could not afford to buy khadi cloth.
  • Boycott of British institutions also posed a problem as there were no alternative Indian institutions.
  • So students and teachers began trickling back to the government schools.
  • Even lawyers resumed work in the government courts.