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Places related with salt movement to be highlighted

Dehradun, Sep 14 (UNI) Uttarakhand government has decided to highlight the places
related with the 'namak satyagrah'' and Sarvodaya movement to polularise them among
the young generation and visitors.
A Namak Satyagarh Smriti Van will be developed in Kharakhet of Dehradun, Nanda ki
Chowki-Kharakhet route will be named 'Namak Satyagarh Marg' and
Najibabad Chowk in Kotdwar would be named Sarvodya Chowk.
The Kharakhet or the ‘salt field’’ was the place where salt was made by freedom fighters
of Uttarakhand as part of Gandhiji’s Namak Satyagrah movement in 1930 to protest against
the salt tax slapped by British Colonial rulers.
In addition, space would be provided in Dehradun for distribution of Gandhi literature,
Chief Minister Harish Rawat has announced while stressing that the ‘Sarvodaya’’ philosophy
for progress of all sections of society and ideals of non-violence and tolerance were still
extremely relevant today.
The Chief Minister, who along with Speaker of Legislative Assembly Govind Singh
Kunjwal felicitated the Sarvodayi Sewak Mansingh Rawat in a Citizen Felicitation Programme
here last evening, said it was a matter of pride for people of Uttarakhand that the veteran
Sarvodaya leader had been selected for reputed Jamna Lal Bajaj Award.
He also felicitated Vijay Jarhdari of ''Beej Bachao'' (Save the seed) campaign and other
Sarvodaya leaders on the occasion.
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