10th Class Social Science Nationalism in India Question Bank Short Answer Type Questions - Nationalism In India

  • question_answer What is known as the Salt March or Dandi March? Describe the event.

    Answer:

    When the government failed to fulfil the demands of Gandhiji he along with 78 chosen followers began his historic march on 12 March 1930 to break Salt Laws.
    He covered nearly 240 miles on foot from his ashram at Sabarmati at Ahmedabad to Dandi, a small coastal town on the Gujarat coast. After reaching there he made salt by boiling sea water. This march is known as the Dandi March and is also referred to as Salt Satyagraha.
     


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