National Salt Satyagrah Memorial

National salt Satyagrah memorial

Question: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Salt Satyagrah Memorial in which of the following district?
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Narmada
(c) Navsari
(d) Surat
Answer: (c)
Related facts:

  • On 30th January 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial to the nation situated at Dandi in the Navsari district of Gujarat.
  • The memorial also has 24- narrative murals depicting various events and stories from the historic 1930 salt march. Solar trees are installed to meet the energy requirements of the memorial complex. 
  •  At the Memorial site,he also unveiled statues of Mahatma Gandhi and 80 Satyagrahis who had marched with him during historic Dandi Salt March in 1930.
  • As part of the Civil Disobedience Movement against the British rule, Satyagrahis led by Mahatma Gandhi marched 241-miles from Sabarmati Ashram, Ahmedabad to the coastal village of Dandi and broke the Salt Law imposed by the British. 

                                                                                         By Ramayan Upadhyay


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