Students hold rally on Hiroshima Day
Mumbai : A peace rally by students was held here today and a pledge was taken by them to work for peace and ‘a nuclear-free’ world.
The rally, held to mark the Hiroshima Day, started from Azad Maidan and concluded at Hutatma Chowk.
“Today, we pledge together with the millions of people all over the world to work tirelessly for the complete elimination of nuclear weapons and all weapons,” said a student.
Graphically depicting the horror of atom bomb, along with NSS Volunteers of SNDT University and University of Mumbai, school students, social activists and peace-loving citizens in the city marched for peace and a nuclear-free world.
The Peace rally was jointly organised by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal and NSS Units of SNDT and Mumbai University to mark the 71st anniversary of the devastation of Hiroshima and Nagasaki with a deadly atomic attack by America during World War II and to join hands with millions of people of the world in their prayers to make a nuclear-free world.