Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the re-enact of Mahatma Gandhi’s historic Dandi March from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on Friday.
The marchers will reach Dandi on the sea coast of south Gujarat from Sabarmati Ashram by walking through the 386 kilometers original route of historic Dandi March.
This was announced by the Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani while presiding over the state level high-powered committee meeting held at significant role in India’s freedom struggle will celebrate the Amrit Mahotsav of India’s Independence in a grand manner.
During the meeting, the deliberations were also held for organizing many programmes such as cycle and bike rallies, various competitions, programmes on the themes like ‘Ek Bharat, Shresth Bharat’ and ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’. The aim to celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav is to attract the maximum participation from children, youths and citizens and spread the message of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the re-enactment of historic Dandi March from Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram on 12th March. These 81 pedestrians will walk all the way to Dandi on the seacoast 386 km away from Sabarmati Ashram.
Mr. Rupani said that the marchers will halt at 21 places on their way and attend a variety of events. These include the socio-economic changes taking place in the field of cleanliness, environment, security and water conservation. These events have been designed to foretell the steps India needs to take to be Vishwa Guru for celebrating the centenary of India’s Independence 25 years from now. Apart from these, the variety of programmes have been organised at 75 places associated with Mahatma Gandhi’s life and contributions in Gujarat.