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Malegaon: The World March for Peace and Non-violence that began in New Zealand on October 2, 2009 would be reaching India on October 11.


"The World March for Peace and Non-violence, started on 02 October 2009 at New Zealand after going through Australia to Philippines will be reaching India capital New Delhi on 11 October 2009 in the evening", says the General Secretary of 'World Without Wars' Sudhir Gandotra in a press release.


The World March would be reaching India via Bangladesh and Nepal on its way to Korea, Japan, China, Russia, Europe, Africa, North & South America, says the press release.


A welcome ceremony has been scheduled to take place on 11th October 2009 at 06:00 PM in the evening at International Airport.


In India, the World March (WM) is coordinated by Ekta Parishad, South Asia Peace Alliance, Global Gandhi Forum, ArtIndia, Foundation for Humanization, Abhigyan Disha, JeevanDhara MargDarshak Society, Humanist Party of India and others.


Besides the welcome ceremony on October 11, a host of programs including Reception and Prayer meeting at Gandhi Samadhi, Rajghat, March to India Gate, Re-Assemble at Gandhi Smriti, 30 January Marg, Cultural program and Award Ceremony are organised on October 12 before sending off the WM team to Wagha border on October 13.


The World March that began in New Zealand on October 2, 2009, the anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’s birth, declared the “International Day of Non-Violence” by the United Nations will conclude in the Andes Mountains (Punta de Vacas, Aconcagua, Argentina) on January 2, 2010.


Lasting for 90 days and three long months of travel, the World March (WM) is passing through all climates and seasons, from the hot summer of the tropics and the deserts, to the winter of Siberia. A permanent base of a hundred people of different nationalities is accompanying the World March (WM).


This is the first World March to circle the whole planet calling for nuclear disarmament and the end of war, says 'World Without Wars' General Secretary Sudhir Gandotra.


This is the first World March to circle the whole planet calling for nuclear disarmament and the end of war.

The World March (WM) has already been endorsed by various personalities across the globe, including Heads of States, Religious heads, Eminent personalities form different fields viz., Politics, Arts, Thinkers, Educationists, NGOs, and others demanding De-Nuclearization of the world and a progressive-proportional disarmament of the whole world, says Sudhir Gandotra.










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