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Youth Cong celebrates foundation day, launches rally against 'hatred and violence' in country

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Congress' youth wing today celebrated its by flagging off a rally from in to fight "hatred and violence" in the country.

A new logo of the Indian Youth (IYC) was unveiled on the occasion and a 'Jan Sewak' programme was also launched to felicitate its "committed and hardworking" members.

A certificate of excellence was presented to members from different parts of the country for their outstanding performance.

The 'Nafrat Chodo Pyaar Baaton (shun hatred spread love)' rally will conclude at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat in on August 15, after passing through and Haryana, said.

"The rally is aimed at eliminating the evil of hatred and discrimination in the name of religion, caste, community, gender and race. At this point, when the country is getting deeper into dangers of killings, rape, murder, lynching and mass violence, had taken a pledge to remove this hatred from the country," a statement from the youth wing said.

The branches of Youth also launched state-wise campaigns today with an aim to further peace and love among people, Pandey said.

of IYC Kehav Chand Yadav unfurled the organisation's flag at its headquarters at Raisina Road here.

Also, office bearers of the Youth Congress took out a march for Gyarah Murti to pay homage to and all other leaders who participated in freedom struggle of the country. Besides Yadav, AICC in-charge to IYC Krishna Allavaru, B V among others participated in it.

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First Published: Thu, August 09 2018. 19:20 IST