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Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...



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April 11, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 11, 1930

* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)
* Fight for India independence (Salt tax)
* Gujarat, India villages campaign


Page 13 has one column headings: "GANDHI RESTS, WORN BY CONSTANT STRAIN" "Indian Leader's Nerves Frayed--Campaign of Disobedience Spreads Over the Country" "He Explains At Speech" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally nice.

wikipedia notes: Gandhi launched a new Satyagraha against the tax on salt in March of 1930. This was highlighted by the famous Salt March to Dandi from 12 March to 6 April, where he marched 388 kilometres (241 mi) from Ahmedabad to Dandi, Gujarat to make salt himself. Thousands of Indians joined him on this march to the sea. This campaign was one of his most successful at upsetting British hold on India; Britain responded by imprisoning over 60,000 people.

Category: The 20th Century

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