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    movie deepened my understanding of Satyagraha and other Gandhian principles in many scenes. One scene that impacted my understanding of Satyagraha was when they went on the Salt March. Satyagraha is a policy of passive resistance against political policies or rules. The Salt March deepened my understanding of this because they deliberated disobeyed the British rule that all Indians had to buy salt from the British. Instead, Gandhi led other Indians on a march to the ocean to make their own salt to sell to other fellow Indians for a much cheaper price than what the British sell it for. Gandhi and other Indians could have easily started a fight or war about the salt and many other ridiculous policies the British had, however they just…

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    After living for two decades in South Africa, where he fought for civil rights of Indians residing. Gandhi returned to his native country in 1915 and started working on is countries independence. Gandhi declared confrontation to the British salt policies to be the unifying theme fir his new campaign of “satyagraha.” Unfortunately, it got worse, Indians were forced to pay irrational British taxes, and also give away their property. In a situation like this in today’s society the first thing we…

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    In the beginning of the 1930’s, a major issue in Great Britain were the Salt Acts, which prohibited Indians from collecting or selling salt. Gandhi proposed a Salt March in response to these Salt Acts. This Salt March, starting on March 12, 1930, was one of the best known revolts performed by Gandhi. The Salt March included a 240 mile march to the Arabian Sea, which he would collect salt in symbolic defiance of the British government (Biography.com Editors). This journey started with only a…

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    the name of Satyagraha, which means truth and firmness. Gandhi decided to start this group to fight against the government 's new laws. These on the rights of Indians. Which included to not accept Hindu marriages. Then when Gandhi compressed with the government, they finally gave in accepting Hindu marriages. With Gandhi successfully helping the Hindu people he felt like it was time to return home for a while. When returning back to India he soon realized that the Satyagraha group was needed.…

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    The date March 12, 1930 signified an important day for the history of India. On that specific date, the prominent civil rights figure Mahatma Gandhi led the Salt March in protest of British rule. This particular march forged a spiral of events across the country that eventually ushered in the era of India’s independence. Gandhi initially led seventy-eight of his nonviolence disciples from Sabarmati Ashram to the seaside village of Dandi, with many more joining the Salt March as the crowd passed…

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    “Satyagraha”, the word concerning the mix between sanskrit and hindi with the meaning of ‘holding on to the truth’ was coined by Mahatma Gandhi. The well-known face of a revolutionary method of non-violent protests, Gandhi exercised his knowledge in Ahimsa, the Buddhist practice of nonviolence to defy the beginnings of a conventional coup de grace and instead, becoming a part of the leadership to find a peace that no one had ever sought before. Gandhi set out to free India from the cruel reins…

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    44). Demonstrations mirroring the values of Gandhi began to occur around the country. Nationalism increased around the country as people organized to plan hartals. This included closing down shops, refusing to pay fines the government imposed. Although all of these protests were voluntary, a large percentage of the Indian population participated as if it were mandatory to stand up against the British. The government’s response was limited due to the lack of violence. They hoped to provoke…

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    The 240 mile distance took 25 days, and once they reached the sea, Gandhi and his followers began to gather and boil the salt encrusted mud, making salt and breaking the British laws (“Gandhi Salt March”). This one small act started a chain reaction throughout India, as people in other areas began to protest and to make their own salt as well. Gandhi started a type of mass movement never before seen in India, and a great many people were arrested and put in Jail during this time. The Salt March…

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    Plot and settings of “Train to Pakistan” “Train to Pakistan” is written by “Khushwant Singh”. It was published in 1956. This novel based on partition. The novel began with the description of weather. It was the summer of 1947 and was hotter and longer than usual. People started thinking that it was the punishment of their sins. Bloodshed and riots were at peak due to the air of partition of India. The settings of this novel based on a small imaginary village near the north southern part of India…

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    adulthood, Gandhi began to develop the uncommon belief of satyagraha, or non-violence (“Gandhi 's Announcement of a Satyagraha (Civil Disobedience) Struggle”). His views on protest highly differed from those of other militants at the time. There were many factors which contributed in the outstanding triumphs of Mahatma Gandhi which as a result, had tremendous impact on the Indian society. Undoubtedly, Gandhi not only made many sacrifices in his lifetime to attain India’s independence, but in the…

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