March 12th, 2020 marks 90 years since the start of the Salt March by Mahatma Gandhi in 1930 in protest against the British Salt Tax. British Salt Tax After the declaration of Poorna Swaraj in 1930, the National Movement leaders had decided to adopt civil disobedience as a tool of protest. Mahatma Gandhi chose to ..
Dandi: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
On 30th January2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial at Dandi in Navsari district, Gujarat to the nation on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary. At the memorial site, there are statues of Mahatma Gandhi and 80 Satyagrahis who had marched with him during the historic Dandi Salt March in 1930 to make ..