Jan. 31, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial to the nation on Mahatma Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary. Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary (January 30) is also observed as Martyrs' Day. He was assassinated on this day in 1948.


  • Location: The National Salt Satyagraha Memorial is situated at Dandi in Navsari district, Gujarat on Arabian sea coast. 

  • Memorial Detail: The memorial has statues of Mahatma Gandhi and 80 Satyagrahis who had marched with him during the historic Dandi Salt March in 1930. It also has 24-narrative murals depicting various events of the salt March. 

Source : PIB