Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, It is peace that we proclaim to the nation and we do so with fresh Vigour on the occasion of peace day. The Peace Convention 2018 was organized by Carmel Convent Sr. Sec. School on 1st November 2018 in the School auditorium.
The day began with a peace rally by the students of Std VIII and IX to spread the message of peace, forgiveness, unity and brotherhood. The euphoric day commence with the lighting of the lamp, to invoke the blessing of the Lord Almighty, followed by a prayer dance.
The erex of this great day is “No to Violence” and yes to peace” “No“ to all violence that weakens and violates life and yes to peace, the peace that bring happiness to all. Different schools from all over Bhopal joined in the peace convention.
The chief guest of the day was Mrs. Anuradha Shankar( IPS Officer, ADGP ADMIN.). Other elite members who were distinguished guests on the occasion were Rev. Dr. SR. Reji (Vicar Provincial, CMC, Bhopal), Rev. Fr. Varghese Alendagen (National Co-ordinator and founder of Universal Solidarity Movement), Rev. Fr. Maria Stephen (PRO, Bhopal diocese), Mr.Shailendra Sirothia (District Prosecution officer and Legal Adviser, Crime Department) and Miss. Neetu (Chief trainer of Peace).
The distinguished guest was cordially welcomed with a sapling. The Chief Guest addressed the gathering on this occasion by speaking about Mahatma Gandhi, his movements and also glorified his values and his golden heart.
There were a multitude of dance performance and speeches by the students of the participating schools illuminating the thought process and concept and ideas of the young generation based on the Gandhian ideology. The ambience was filled with peace and diversity and had a remarkable effect on the audience.
A vote of thanks was proposed by the Principal of the host school, Rev. Sr. Anupa. It was the first peace convention of its kind held in the city and marked the beginning of a new era of positive thoughts and efforts by the new generation.