How did the salt Satyagraha become an effective tool of resistance against British colonialism in India during 1930? Explain

Salt satyagraha

  • Mahatma Gandhi believed that salt could be a powerful symbol to unite the whole nation. Poor peasants- against high revenue demand, trade depression, remittance of rent.
  • Rich peasants-high revenue, wanted revision in the revenue demands.
  • Industrialist -wanted protection against imports of foreign goods, rupee-sterling foreign exchange ratio, formed FICCI
  • Workers-against poor working conditions and low wages.
  • Women-service to the nation as the sacred duty.
  • Salt was made was an act of civil disobedience.
  • Workers went on strike in railway workshops shops closed down.
  • Local leaders were arrested.(Any three)