For Global Peace with Social Justice in a Sustainable Environment
64th Gandhi Martyrs' Day was observed under the leadership of Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal and Gandhi Smarak Nidhi on 30-1-2012. In the Peace March 602 students from 25 colleges of Mumbai University and SNDT Women's University took part and spread the message of peace, non-violence and communal harmony. Volunteers wearing masks and carrying banners and placards with slogans on communal harmony, "Hands not for hurting, but for help", "India is a unity of all religions" were the main attraction of the peace rally.The pledge was administered by Prof. Vibhuti Patel, Director, PGSR of SNDT Women's University, Mumbai. Pledge for Communal Harmony:
We, the citizens of Mumbai, on the death anniversary of our beloved Mahatma Gandhiji, do hereby solemnly pledge that:
We shall support truth without fear or prejudice.
We shall oppose all forms of communalism, casteism and chauvinism.
We shall rise above religion, caste, creed, community, language or gender and respect one another on grounds of our common humanity. We will not co-operate with people opposing these values.
We shall not support or resort to violence and intolerance under any circumstances and we will obey the Indian constitution and laws.
We will not take any steps which would harm our country or ruin its reputation.
We are proud to be Indians; we shall work for the unity of India and shall dedicate ourselves to the task of making India a great and progressive nation.
We shall work for promoting harmony, goodwill and peace in the world.
In collaboration with Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal, Gandhi Smarak Nidhi and NSS unit of Mumbai and SNDT Women’s University for Gandhi Nirvan Din , 30th January