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About 3,152 Students participated in the Peace Rally and took the pledge to work for Peace & Nuclear-free World



Students carrying a huge banner depicting the devastation effects of nuclear attack and warning about future nuclear threat.


About 3,152 students from 78 colleges, social activists, and peace-loving citizens in the city marched from Azad Maidan to Hutatma Chowk on Hiroshima Day, today.

Peace march was jointed organized by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal and NSS Units of SNDT & Mumbai University to mark the 66th 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 devastation had such an effect that one lakh sixty thousand people were killed in the atom bombing leaving several thousands crippled. The after effects of the bombing and radiation claimed over three lakhs lives over the years.

Peace Rally was lead by the students carrying a huge banner depicting the devastating effects of nuclear attack and warning about future nuclear threat. Students were wearing aprons and Gandhi-caps with slogans like ‘No More Hiroshima’, ‘Save Mother-Earth’. NSS Volunteers from various colleges were also carrying play-cards and banners depicting slogans like ‘NO-BOMB, YES-PEACE’, and “We want to grow up, not to blow up”.

Peace rally was started from Azad Maidan and concluded at Hutatma Chowk where a Pledge was taken by about 3,152 to work for peace & a nuclear-free world. Dr. Lalita Jogad, and Shri Atul Salunke, NSS Co-ordinators of SNDT & Mumbai University administrated the Pledge to the entire gathering.


Students carrying play-cards marched for peace

Students wearing Gandhi-caps marched for peace

Pledge to work for peace and non-violence was taken by the entire gathering at the end of the rally