PM Narendra Modi on 8 January 2015 inaugurated a state-of-the-art museum Dandi Kutir opposite Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on the occasion of the 13th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD).
The 13th edition of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) is marking the 100th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi's return to India from South Africa.
• Dandi Kutir is located inside a 41-metre high salt-mound as a symbol of Gandhi's famous Dandi march against the salt tax provisions imposed by the British regime in March 1930.
• The museum displays each and every aspect of Mahatma Gandhi's life in the form of sculptures that depict his childhood, early life, his return to India and his role in the country's freedom struggle.
• Key concepts of Gandhian thoughts like Satyagraha, non-violence, self reliance, Gram Swaraj are elaborately explained through a number of exhibits.
• There is also an audio-visual presentation of milestone incidents of the Indian Independence Movement.
Who: Dandi Kutir museum
When: 8 January 2015
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