How Did Gandhi Contribute To Civil Disobedience?

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was a lawyer and fought for the India’s rights to make salt on non-violent protest.Gandhi began his defiant march to the sea to protest the British monopoly on salt, his boldest act of civil disobedience yet against British rule in India.Gandhi had planned to work at the salt flats on the beach, encrusted with crystallized sea salt at every high tide, but the police had forestalled Gandhi by crushing the salt deposits into the mud.Gandhi reached down and picked up a small lump of natural salt out of the mud–and British law had been defied.At Dandi, thousands more followed his lead, and in the coastal cities of Bombay and Karachi, Indian nationalists led crowds of citizens in making salt.

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