(Last Updated on : 27-11-2019)
Dandi Beach is located in Gujarat
. It is a popular beach due to its historical significance in Indias struggle for independence
against the British rule
. It is one of the prominent beaches located in Dandi village, Gujarat. The beach is also one of the cleanest beaches in the Arabian Sea
. Dandi Beach is the perfect amalgamation of untouched beauty and bubbling tourism. Activities like jet skiing and parasailing are available at Dandi Beach for the amusement of visitors.
Historical Significance of Dandi Beach
Dandi Beach is historically prominent. In 1930, Mahatma Gandhi
began Dandi March
, walk from Sabarmati Ashram
and completed it at Dandi Beach by making his own salt as a protest against the Salt Law of the British Government. This is the beach where Mahatma Gandhi broke the salt tax law of the British after the Salt March.
Monuments of Gandhi on Dandi Beach
Two monuments of Mahatma Gandhiji are placed in Dandi Beach to express the importance of Dandi Beach in the history of India
. One monument
is like the India Gate
commemorating the success of Gandhi breaking the salt law. The next monument is the statue of Gandhi holding the saline mud.