Young voices reiterate their commitment to Gandhian mission of peace-building


Shanti ashram in collaboration with Gandhi Smiriti and Darshan Samiti jointly organized the Coimbatore Peace festival2019 on August 29 at GRD Auditorium, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. Totally 1,432 young people from 47institutions participated in the Day of Prayer and commitment for peace. Shri.Marabin Mainthan Muthiah, Editor, Namadhu Nambikkai, Coimbatore; Shri.L.Gopalakrishnan, Managing Trustee, PSG Trusts, Coimbatore; Dr.D.Brindha, Principal, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore; Mrs. Umamaheswari Yuvaraj, Joint Managing Director, Ananya Shelters PVT Limited,Coimbatore and Dr. Kezevino Aram, President, Shanti Ashram were the distinguished guests on the occasion.
Highlights of Coimbatore Peace Festival 2019
• Stand Up For Peace was the resounding call of the evening that brought the city together with 1432young people from 47 institutions as a collective commitment and responsibility towards peace building. Many have appreciated the way that this observance has served as a platform amongst youth to unite towards a shared objective of promoting peace and solidarity
• Youth and children to understand the role and responsibility in eradication of poverty and child rights.
• 5 young volunteers of Coimbatore were honoured as an appreciation of their outstanding and committed social work. Each year the participants get a chance to understand the spirit of volunteering activities in Coimbatore.
• Multi faith prayer and 8 thematic cultural presentations by children and youth were not only the popular segment of the programme but also showcased the artistic talents from across the city. 6 dance performances and 2 mime presentation were based on peace and interreligious perspectives.