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Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...
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April 10, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 10, 1930
* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)
* Fight for India independence (Salt tax)
* Gujarat, India villages campaign
Page 10 has one column headings: "GANDHI TO SPREAD HIS GOSPEL BY AUTO" "Abandons Collection of Salt at Dandi to Begin Whirlwind Tour of Gujarat Villages" and more. (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 pages, light toning at the margins, a little irregular along the spine, 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