Hailakandi: Schools and madrassas celebrated International Day of Peace in Hailakandi district on Saturday. The celebration was held at Panchgram Town High School, Katlicherra Girls’ High School, GCRBM High School, Indramani Public High School, Rangauti Girls’ High School, 887 No.Ratakandi Algatilla LP SCT, JCHS School, GVM HS School and 745 No.Sashimohan LP School. Students recited poetry, sung peace songs as well as performed dances and skits. Special assembly, seminar, peace talk, oath taking, screen show and rallies were held. Students presented their views on the importance of maintaining peace and harmony in the society and laid stress on how each and everyone can play an important role in achieving it.
“There is an extreme need to promote peace and values. The best way is through education. I hope that peace reaches everywhere in our beloved country and the rest of the world,” said Inspector of Schools, Rajiv Kumar Jha. “I am sure that children who staged such shows of peace will become themselves ambassadors of peace and will make our society more harmonious,” added Jha. International Day of Peace, or “Peace Day“, was established in 1981 by the United Nations and is celebrated every year on September 21. It provides a globally observed date for all of humanity to commit to peace and work together for a more unified, tolerant and compassionate global culture.