The Salt marshes of Dandi were the site for one of the most important events in india's Independence Movemnet.In 1930,Mahatma Gandhi undertook the Salt Satyagraha protesting against the British salt laws.He Walked from Ahmedabad with a group of followers that kept growing at each stage of his protest march. At Dandi, he plucked a handful of saline mud and seawater, producing salt in producing salt in protest against the British monopoly on salt production.This simple act got much national support and is credited with breaking the back of the Raj in India.
How to get there
By road: Surat lies 234 km from Ahmedabad, 131km from Vadodara, and 297 km from Mumbai. Bus stations, both ST and private, are on the eastern edge of the city.
By rail: Train stations are also on the eastern edge of the city.
By air: Various domestic flights connecting metros and other major cities are operational from the Surat Airport.