Hailakandi: Anti-Terrorism Day was observed in a befitting manner in schools and madrassas across Hailakandi district on Tuesday. Inspector of Schools, Rajiv Kumar Jha said the day was observed in almost all schools in the district ‘to wean away youths from the path of violence’.
The day was observed in Panchgram Town High School, Cambridge High School, MRC High School, AC Girls’ HS School, Bhagwat Prasad High School, Nityanandapur High School, ICMC High School, Jamira High School, Katlicherra Girls’ High School, Indramani Public High School, Kalibari High School, Janeki Bazar High School, GSM HS School, Sanarei Metei HS School, Harakishor High School, JCHS School and others.
Thought-provoking speeches were delivered by the headmasters and teachers on the scourge of terrorism the world over and the need to rise in unison against the sinister designs of such forces.
The death anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is observed as Anti-Terrorism Day. Rajiv Gandhi became the youngest Prime Minister of the country when he was sworn in at the age of 40 as the sixth Prime Minister of India after his mother Indira Gandhi’s assassination in 1984. He served as the Prime Minister from 1984 to 1989. He was campaigning for the Congress as the party president for the national elections when he was assassinated in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, in May, 1991. Anti-Terrorism Day is observed to spread the message of peace and humanity and to promote unity among the people.
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