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Kite flying competition at Jamia Millia to spread message of peace

Friday, September 17, 2010 02:56:08 PM, IANS

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New Delhi: To spread the message of peace, students of Jamia Millia Islamia's school here will hold a kite flying competition Sep 21, the UN International Day of Peace.

"This symbolic gesture is not just to enshrine the principle of peace, but also to generate consciousness among young students," a spokesperson said.

Pro-vice chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia Prof. S.M. Rashid will be the chief guest at the event.

The International Day of Peace, also known as the World Peace Day, was celebrated for the first time in 1981. This day is dedicated to the cause of peace and observed by countries across the world.

"Jamia Millia Islamia affirms its commitment of upholding values of universal peace by celebrating this day," the spokesperson added.
 

 

 

 

 

 

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