DANDI BEACH, NAVSARI, GUJARAT, INDIA
It is a beautiful beach situated in Jalalpore taluka in navsari district in the state of Gujarat. Dandi beach is also known for dandi March which was carried by mahatma gandhi.
This beach is super clean and has good management for tourist . Another name of dandi beach is danda . The famaus salt march was ended here . The whole journey of salt march is sculpted on the stone at dandi which looks beautiful.
This beach has historical importance . Mahatma Gandhiji started salt march from Sabarmati situated in Ahmedabad to dandi beach.
This march was started on 12 march 1930 and ended on 6:30 am on 6th April 1930 . Above image show us tilak ceremony which is the main event in indian culture whenever anyone is going on journey.
This march was started with 78 people . In above image you can see how gandhiji is motivating everyone and explaining significance of this march .
Salt march was against law made by British which was Britain salt act of 1882 prohibited indian from collecting or selling salt .
Whole salt march began on 2 march 1930 when gandhiji informed viceroy lord Irwin that he and the other follower will begin breaking the salt law in 10 days .
At the end of the protest there were 10 thousand people who were part of this protest.
Gandhiji took lump of the salt from the mud and British salt law had been defied.
This was the whole story of dandi . Dandi beach becomes more beautiful on full moon due to the high tides .
At this beach you can have quality time with your family.
HOW TO REACH AT DANDI BEACH?
BY TRAIN: Nearest railway station is navsari railway station which is 20 km away from dandi beach.
BY AIR: Nearest airport is Surat airport which is 60 km away from dandi beach. From this airport you can easily get Bus ,taxi and cabs.
BY ROAD: You can also go with your own vehicle or by public transport. State buses are easily available.
BEST MONTH TO VISIT DANDI BEACH?
October to March is best month to vist dandi beach.