Non-violence: The Tactics and Strategies of Winning Campaigns: The case of Gandhi and the Salt March
Updated: Mar 9
India: Defying The Crown
In India in the 1930s, after Gandhi had returned from South Africa, he and his followers adopted a strategy of refusing to cooperate with British rule. Through civil disobedience and boycotts, they successfully loosened their oppressors’ grip on power and set India on the path to freedom.
What can we learn from this classic case for winning campaigns today?
Bill Bhaneja, founding member of the Center for Global Nonkilling in Honolulu and author of Quest for Gandhi: A Nonkilling Journey (2010)
Lyn Adamson, climate activist, nonviolence trainer, and member of the boards of Science for Peace, Voice of Women for Peace and Climatefast