India - Salt Marches Gandhi (Salt tax (Britains salt act of 1882…
India - Salt Marches Gandhi
Britains salt act of 1882 prohibited Indians from collecting or selling salt.
Salt was a staple in the Indians diets.
Indian citizens were forced to buy the mineral from their British rulers.
The British charged a heavy tax on salt
Indian's poor suffered the most
Took place from March to April 1930.
An act of civil disobedience
Led by Mohandas Gandhi
Protested the British rule in India
Thousands of Indians were involved and followed Gandhi
They followed him from his religious retreat which was located close to Ahmedabad all the way to the Arabian sea coast, a distance of 240 miles.
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After the salt marches
Gandhi was assassinated at the age of 78.
India gained independence in August 1947.
In 1931 Gandhi was released from prison.
Gandhi met with Lord Irwin and agreed to call off the satyagraha in the return for an equal negotiating role at a London conference on India’s future.