The 67th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing was commemorated with an Inter- School Peace assembly, organized in collaboration with the Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace – an organization committed to critique of the nuclear agenda and engagement with peace building activities among the youth.
Mr. Yugo Horikawa, Third Secretary, Embassy of Japan; Mr. PrafulBidwaisenior journalist and Mrs. VidyaRao, eminent classical vocalist, were present to be a part of the initiative. The guests lauded the effort as a step towards peace and expressed the need to understand the unity of human existence.Mrs. AmeetaMullaWattal reiterated the need to resolve conflicts by building a peaceful world free of weapons, wars and conflicts.Song, dance and elocution presentations were made by participating students from eight schools. The students also prepared Peace Boards and were awarded certificates for their efforts.