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India:Pictorial Cancellation on Dandi March

Gujrat Circle of India Post has released a pictorial cancellation on 12th March 2021 on the occasion of 91 Years of Dandi March.The Salt March, also known as the Salt Satyagraha, Dandi March and the Dandi Satyagraha, was an act of non violent civil disobedience in colonial India led by Mahatma Gandhi. The twenty four day march lasted from 12 March 1930 to 5 April 1930 as a  direct action campaign of  tax resistance and non violent protest against the British salt monopoly. Another reason for this march was that the Civil Disobedience Movement needed a strong inauguration that would inspire more people to follow Gandhi’s example. Gandhi started this march with 78 of his trusted volunteers. The march spanned 390 km, from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi. Growing numbers of Indians joined them along the way. When Gandhi broke the Salt Laws at 6:30 am on 6 April 1930, it sparked large scale acts of civil disobedience against the salt laws by millions of Indians.

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