Gandhi 's Effect On The World

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Gandhi’s Salt march which had the Indian independence. Gandhi played a major role in the development of nonviolence and peace activities. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was the pre-eminent political and spiritual bellwether of India and the Indian independence movement. He had many adherents, and edified many how to protest placidly, instead of utilizing violence and war. Gandhi is a role model for many people today and is one of the most famous of all nonviolent activists. Gandhi made an immensely colossal impact on the world through his work. “The Salt March gave the world the idea of the use of mass nonviolence in politics. To Indians, it helped produce a ‘Father of the Nation.’ Gandhi was instrumental in freeing India from the yoke of British imperialism and consequently started the unravelling of global colonialism.” (Gandhian Nonviolence And The Salt March). “As for Mr. Gandhi, he is confident he will begin his illegal gathering of salt at 6:30 o 'clock tomorrow morning. But, as he remarked to your correspondent with a wry smile.” "That is to say, if I am allowed to do so." (Gandhi Makes Salt, Defying India 's Law). The Salt March, which took place in India from 12th March 1930, was an act of civil disobedience to protest British rule in India led by Mohandas Gandhi (1869-1948). During the march, thousands of Indians followed Gandhi from his religious near Ahmedabad to the Arabian Sea coast, a distance of some 240 miles. The march resulted in the apprehend of
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