Gandhi peace exam to mark international non-violence day

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 21:59

Mumbai: Around 22,000 students will take up Gandhi Peace Exam here to mark the International Non-violence Day, falling on October 2.

The Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal Gandhi Book Centre along with Majithia College and Esplanade High School on suburban Kandivali will conduct Gandhi Peace Exam on October 1.

"Through this examination we intend to spread the message of peace and non-violence amongst youths. The exams will be held in school and college premises on October 1. We have given books to children to prepare for the exams," Majithia College, Principal Bharati Naik said.

On Tuesday young children are bombarded with negative emotions, violence, vengeance, hatred and selfishness, we think education has become the need of the hour to sustain
morality and maintain peace, Naik said.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 - 21:59

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