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Dandi Snippet

Did you know that the then Viceroy did not bother to stop the Dandi March because, as he remarked, he was sure that Gandhi would drop dead on the way with the strain? He was confident that Gandhi's blood pressure would reach dangerous levels, his pulse race madly to keep with his extraordinarily brisk walk. Moreover, even his horoscope had foretold that Gandhi would die that year!
Yet the 61-year-old Gandhi, striding at the head of the 78-member march, set a blistering, punishing pace for the 24-day march and was none the worse for it.