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Dandi March

Supporters participate in 'Dandi Yatra' to commemorate the 'Salt March', a civil-disobedience movement led by Mahatma Gandhi, in Surat.

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Artists perform during the flag-off ceremony of the Dandi March or Salt Movement to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, in Ahmedabad.

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Artists perform during the flag-off ceremony of the Dandi March or Salt Movement to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi flags off the Dandi March or Salt Movement to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, in Ahmedabad.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the flag-off ceremony of the Dandi March or Salt Movement to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, in Ahmedabad. The Salt Movement, which took place from March to April 1930, was an act of civil disobedience led by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against British rule in the country.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during the flag-off ceremony of the Dandi March or Salt Movement to celebrate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence, in Ahmedabad. The Salt Movement, which took place from March to April 1930, was an act of civil disobedience led by Mahatma Gandhi to protest against British rule in the country.

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Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Assistant Secretary Organisation activists demonstrate during their 'Dandi Yatra' demanding for regularisation of their jobs, in Bhopal.

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School children dressed up as statues, depicting Indian freedom leader Mahatma Gandhi's Dandi March, stand at a traffic intersection on the eve of Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary in New Delhi. Dandi March is the name given to the Salt Satyagraha (Salt March) where Gandhi and other freedom fighters marched 241 miles to the sea to make their own salt on April 6, 1930 as an act of civil disobedience against the British colonial rule.

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