PeacePower: The Pinch Heard ‘Round the World - 1930, Gandhi breaks the salt laws to protest the British monopoly on salt production in India.

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.

Salt March - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

Salt March - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

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Gandhi's Historic March to the Sea in 1930

Learn more about the Salt March, part of the Mahatma Gandhi's policy of satyagraha or non-violent resistance against British colonialism in India.

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.

Gandhi's Historic March to the Sea in 1930

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.

Eight of the Largest Protests in Modern History and What They Accomplished

Eight of the Largest Protests in Modern History and What They Accomplished

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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At the age of 12, Tao Porchon-Lynch took part in the Salt March protest led by Mahatma Gandhi. Photo: AFP

At the age of 12, Tao Porchon-Lynch took part in the Salt March protest led by Mahatma Gandhi. Photo: AFP

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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.

Explore one of Mahatma Gandhi's most legendary chapters in his campaign against British colonial rule in India.

BASIC (grades This website offers a summary of Gandhi's nonviolent strategies of resistance.

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