Explain the statement with reason. Salt was used as symbol during Civil Disobedience movement. - History

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Explain the statement with reason.

Salt was used as symbol during Civil Disobedience movement.

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Solution

  1. The British government had levied a heavy tax on salt, an essential commodity in daily life.
  2. Mahatma Gandhi declared satyagraha to protest against this tax.
  3. On the day of 12th March 1930, he began a march from his Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi on Gujarat seacoast, against this unjust tax.
  4. On 6th April on the seacoast at Dandi, he broke the British law of salt with a token act of collecting a handful of salt from there.

Therefore, Salt was used as a symbol during the Civil Disobedience Movement.

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Chapter 6 Indian Struggle against Colonialism
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