Who of the following organized a march on the Tanjore coast to break the Salt Law in April 1930?
[UPSC Civil Services Exam – 2015 Prelims]
(a) V.O. Chidambaram Pillai
(d) Annie Besant
- In April 1930, C. Rajagopalachari led a salt march from Trichinopoly to Vedaranniyam on the Tanjore coast to oppose the Salt Law.
- However, he was arrested for this act. Rajagopalachari served as both the first and last Indian Governor-General of India. In 1954, he was honored with the Bharat Ratna award.
Therefore, option (b) is the correct answer.