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  1. On this day… Gandhi’s Salt March began!

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    On this day in 1930, Mohandas Gandhi’s Salt March began. Indians participated in the Salt March to challenge the British taxation and monopoly on salt. A critical part of the Indian independence movement, Gandhi rallied thousands of his peers to walk 240 miles to the coastal village of Dandi. The demonstrators collected salt from the beach’s shores while refusing to pay the British Salt Act’s steep taxes. This […]