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Paying tribute to Gandhi and other freedom fighters, the PM said: “I bow to the feet of all the great personalities who participated in India’s freedom struggle and have led the country.”

PM Modi flags off symbolic ‘Dandi March’ of freedom

By Darshan Desai, Ahmedabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2021 12:04 AM IST
The PM also flagged off a symbolic 386-kilometre-long Dandi March from the precincts of the Sabarmati Ashram on the 91st anniversary of the historic protest, and launched the celebration of 75 years of independence “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”.
Led by Mahatma Gandhi, 78 people started the Salt Satyagraha on March 12, 1930, from Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram.(File photo)
Led by Mahatma Gandhi, 78 people started the Salt Satyagraha on March 12, 1930, from Gandhi’s Sabarmati Ashram.(File photo)

'A lump of salt': Significance of Dandi March led by Mahatma Gandhi

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 10:47 AM IST
  • The salt satyagraha spread nationwide, becoming the first call for civil disobedience and thus, one of the most important chapters of India’s Independence struggle.
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
File photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)

PM Modi to flag off Dandi March, launch 'Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav' today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 12, 2021 08:15 AM IST
The government said that the padyatra - part of Dandi March - will be undertaken by 81 marchers from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad to Dandi in Navsari, a journey of about 388 kilometres.
Mahatma Gandhi reading his correspondence after being released from prison, May 20, 1924(Getty Images)
Mahatma Gandhi reading his correspondence after being released from prison, May 20, 1924(Getty Images)

Why Bapu remains relevant | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 11:54 AM IST
Gandhi, in life and death, left lessons contemporary India should heed
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar along with Ekaterina Tolstoy, Director of the Tolstoy Museum and Estate, inaugurated an exhibition dedicated to the friendship between Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy.(@IndEmbMoscow/Twitter)
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar along with Ekaterina Tolstoy, Director of the Tolstoy Museum and Estate, inaugurated an exhibition dedicated to the friendship between Mahatma Gandhi and Leo Tolstoy.(@IndEmbMoscow/Twitter)

Indian Embassy in Russia organises Gandhi-Tolstoy exhibition on Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

Moscow | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 11:08 AM IST
The exhibition, curated by renowned Gandhi scholar, Birad Yajnik, will showcase the correspondence between the two great souls of the 20th century, tracing their relationship and the impact it had on their individual journeys.
An artwork of Atul Dodiya, for whom Gandhi has been an abiding passion for more than two decades.
An artwork of Atul Dodiya, for whom Gandhi has been an abiding passion for more than two decades.

Portraying the artist of non-violence

New Delhi | By Manoj Sharma
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 10:00 PM IST
Generations of artists have experimented with forms, materials and mediums to depict the father of the nation and his messages for the masses.

Watch: Retracing the historic Dandi March on Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 10:33 AM IST
As the 150th birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, famously known as Mahatma Gandhi and the Father of the Nation, approaches, Hindustan Times retraces his steps on the historic Dandi March.
While the makers of Bose: Dead/Alive might come up with a second season, work on part two for Hutatma has already begun.
While the makers of Bose: Dead/Alive might come up with a second season, work on part two for Hutatma has already begun.

Indian history is slowly catching up on the web

Hindustan Times | By Shreya Mukherjee, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 05:13 PM IST
Actors, directors and makers, who are part of such shows of such historical shows and films on the OTT platforms, try decoding the trend.
(Getty Images / iStock)
(Getty Images / iStock)

A pinch of this, a dash of that: Kunal Vijayakar’s ode to salts with a twist

Hindustan Times | By Kunal Vijayakar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2019 10:33 PM IST
There’s pink sea salt and pink Himalayan, various shades of black and grey, a blue-white and a Persian blue. What’s your favourite sel?
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