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Mahatma Gandhi starts salt march to Dandi...
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March 12, 1930
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, March 12, 1930
* Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma)
* Fight for India independence
* New Satyagraha against tax on salt
* Famous salt march to Dandi begins (1st report)
The top of page 5 has a one column photo of a younger Gandhi with heading: "Begins March" (see)
Complete with 46 pages, rag edition in nice condition. A few small binding holes along the spine.
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