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Gandhi Ashram




Sabarmati Ashram, or Gandhi Ashram, was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920. It is situated near the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. During the time of Gandhiji it was known as Satyagraha Ashram. The famous Dandi March of Mahatma Gandhi against the British Tax Act started from here in 1930. The cottage, Hridaya Kunj, where he lived is maintained as a National Monument. The Gandhi Ashram has a memorial centre, library and a sound and light spectacle to familiarize visitors with Gandhijiís life and works.



Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Ahmedabad
Location: Ahmedabad    

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