On 12th March 1930 Mahatma
Gandhi, then aged 61, started walking from Sabarmati Ashram with
a band of 78 handpicked volunteers. Their destination was a beachhead
241 miles to the south, Dandi. On the 5th of April 1930, when
Mahatma Gandhi and his band of followers reached Dandi, thousands
had joined him en-route; the eyes of the world were riveted on
this tiny and as yet insignificant beachside village in South
The Salt March is today worldwide
acknowledged as the one event that shook the British Empire to
its core. The year 2005 is the seventy-fifth anniversary of the
Great Salt March.
To commemorate this historic
event on an international scale the Mahatma Gandhi Foundation
proposes to organise a re-enactment of the Salt March. Participation
in the commemorative event is FREE.
Dutt, the Chairman of the Salt March Organising Committee passed
away today 25th May 2005 aprox. 11 am.
lifelong journey for peace will continue. May God make his path
easier and his destination, a world without violence and hate,
faster to reach.
who had the previledge of walking with him during the Salt March
salute the Peace Pilgrim and pledge to continue his lifelong quest
for peace and love.
Partnering Organisations :-
•Indian National Congress •
Of India, Department of Cultural. •
Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti.
National Youth Project.
• Anhad - Act Now for Harmony and Democracy,Youth For Peace.
• M. K. Gandhi Institute for Non-Violence- USA •
Center for Total Non-Violence - USA • MAEER's Maharashtra
Institute of Technology. • Love Humanity - USA •
Manav Sadhana • Indian Drama and Entertainment Academy (Mumbai)
• Jay Bhagavan Acupressure Service (International) •
Khadi - The Thread That Binds