March 12, 1930 – Mahatma Gandhi leads a 200-mile march, known as the Salt March, to the sea in defiance of British opposition, to protest the British monopoly on salt.

March 1930 – Mahatma Gandhi leads a march, known as the Salt March, to the sea in defiance of British opposition, to protest the British monopoly on salt.

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Gandhi's Historic March to the Sea in 1930

Just by filling these bottles with intent to make salt, Gandhi's supporters broke colonial law

Lessons for Today’s Social Movements from Gandhi’s Salt March - Understanding the Salt March and its lessons for today requires stepping back to look at some of the fundamental questions of how social movements effect change.

Satyagraha and Gandhi’s Salt March: In early March of in order to help free India from British control, Mahatma Gandhi proposed a non-violent protest march denouncing the British Salt Tax, continuing Gandhi's national calls for civil disobedience.

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Gandhi leading the Salt March. (Credit: Central Press/Getty Images)

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About this story: Learn about "The Salt March" also called the "The Dandi march", a non violent protest organized by Mahatma Gandhi.

In 1930, followers of Gandhi fill plastic bottles with seawater during the Salt March to protest British colonial salt taxes, an act of peaceful civil disobedience. Under the law of the British Raj, salt-making was banned and all Indians were required to buy salt from the British and to pay a salt tax, rather than producing their own. Inspired by the Salt March, people across India boycotted all kinds of British goods, including paper and textiles. Peasants refused to pay land taxes.

March The Salt March, a pivotal event in Indian independence movement. Gandhi leads a march over 240 miles across India to the coast to protest Britain's salt tax.

BASIC (grade 4): This article and short film from the History Channel help explain what happened during the Salt March, as well as the importance of the protest.

BASIC (grade This article and short film from the History Channel help explain what happened during the Salt March, as well as the importance of the protest.

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