Fri. May 7th, 2021
Salt March

Salt March or Dandi March was an important piece of Indian History. It was a twenty four day march to show resistance against the salt law imposed by British Government. It began on March 12 and lasted till April 6 in the year 1930. The historic walk had a span of 390 Km and stretched from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi in Gujarat.

Salt March

This year, the walk was re-enacted and a group of 81 people started the march on March 12 to mark, “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav”. The re-enactment was planned beforehand and the pedestrians were asked to stop at 21 designated spots. This was a move to make public events a possibility.

These events were to be used as platforms to discuss issues like economy, environment, security and cleanliness.

Salt March concluded by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu

Salt March

The Salt march from Sabarmati Ashram was concluded on April 6 by Vice President, Venkaiah Naidu. After reaching Dandi, 71 years old Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu paid a visit to historic places like National Salt Satyagraha Memorial, Prayer Temple and Saifee Villa Exhibition. He was not alone in the ceremony but Cheif Minister Of Gujarat State, Vijay Rupani was also present there to witness the last day of the march.

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Rohit Sharma and his teammates dance to the beats of a Marathi Song. The instagram video is doing rounds on the internet.

 

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