Chandigarh, September 21: Today to mark the ‘International Peace Day’ and as a curtain raiser event of upcoming 9th International Youth Peace Fest, Yuvsatta volunteers supported by 200 students of KB DAV Sr. Sec. Public School, St. John’s High School, Govt. Model Sr. Sec. School, Sector 19C & New Public School, Chandigarh organized a ‘PEACE WALK’ at Sukhna Lake, Chandigarh. Mr. Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia, Judge Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh flagged-off the young peace warriors, who were carrying placards like ‘Books not Bombs’, ‘Peace is Patriotic’, Say ‘Yes’ to Peace & ‘No’ to war etc.
Young students of KB DAV Sr. Sec. Public School dressed as people from different religions and continents gave a strong message, carrying peace signs in hands, gave a very strong message for peace on mother earth. Justice Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia appreciating the participating Schools shared that young children’s with conviction for peace are our hope, as they are the 100% future and have the ability to usher in an era of world peace & prosperity for all.
The annual International Youth Peace Fest of Yuvsatta was initially started nine years back with just 14 youngsters from Pakistan and this year young people from around the world, from 45 countries, will be reaching Chandigarh on September 27th –the world tourism day and will stay in Chandigarh to participate in this year’s programme till Gandhi Jayanti-October 2, 2014.