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Students take peace pledge on Hiroshima Day

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Thousands of studentsfrom 23 colleges of the and University today took part in a peace rally to highlight the perils of the atomic attack on the occasion of the Day.

They took a pledgeto work for peace and a nuclear-free world.

The rally was organisedby the Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal and units of and University to mark the 73rd anniversary of the devastation of and in in the atomic attack during the second world war, said T R K Somaiya of the Sarvodaya Mandal.

The rally started from in south and concluded at Hutatma Chowk.

August 6 is observed as Day and August 9 as Day.

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First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 23:20 IST