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About Dandi

Dandi is a prominent place in the history of the Independence Movement of India. The spark of Civil Disobedience Movement was kindled amongst the masses from this very place. As you might have read in your history books, the Salt Satyagraha which was a Non Violent Campaign that was started to fight against the stringent salt laws that were levied by the British Raj during the pre independence times started with the ‘Dandi March.’ The march started on March 12th in the year 1930 at the Sabarmati Ashram and continued till 6th April when Mahatama Gandhi along with his group of followers breached the Salt’s Law at Dandi. Dandi is also referred to as a major salt center of India.

Historical Context: In the year 1930, Dandi shot to worldwide prominence as Mahatma Gandhi picked this place as the place for Salt Satyagraha.
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  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 3 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Pets
  • Allowed Camera, Video, Footwear

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