“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…” Students, graphically depicting the horror of the atom bomb, along with 1,247 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 from Azad Maidan to Hutatma Chowk today, 6th August, Hiroshima Day.
The Peace rally was started from Azad Maidan and concluded at Hutatma Chowk,
where a Pledge was takenby the entire gathering to work for peace & a nuclear-free world.
The Peace rally was jointly organized by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal and NSS Units of SNDT & Mumbai University to mark the 71st anniversary of the devastation of Hiroshima & Nagasaki with a deadly atomic attack by America during World War II & to join hands with millions of people of the world in their prayers to make a nuclear-free world.
The Peace Rally was lead by students, graphically depicting the horror of the atom bomb and carrying a huge banner depicting slogans like ‘NO MORE HIROSHIMA’ and ‘We want to grow, not to blow up.’ NSS Volunteers from various colleges were also carrying placards and banners depicting slogans like ‘NO-BOMB, YES-PEACE’, and “We want BREAD, not BOMB”.