September 30, 2011 admin

Visit of Sri Lankan Councillors to Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh, an evening of dance & music for the soul…

Chandigarh, Bharat Sandesh) -Today on the second day of 6th International Youth Peace Festival in the city, the international and national delegates KB DAV Sr. Sec. Public School for a bicycle rally to promote the culture of cycling in which American Gandhi Bernie Meyer along with photojournalist Sunil Sharma, dressed up as Ravana led the cyclists from the School to Sukhna Lake and back.
Bernie also shared his ideas of ‘Think Global and act local’ with students of Gurukul Global School, Chandigarh. And students of Department of Peace & Conflict Studies, Dhaka University, Bangladesh visited Department of Gandhian Studies, Panjab University where they exchanged notes of issues of peace and conflict resolution and further strengthening of such mutual exchange programmes.  
Another group of students led by the second American Gandhi Donald McAvinchey enjoyed the hospitality of Bhawan Vidyalaya, Panchkula and The Gurukul, Panchkula, where as differently abled students from ARUSHI Bhopal took a workshop to promoting ‘Differently abled friendly cities’ at Doon Publc School, Panchkula.
A group of twenty elected Municipal Councillors is also in the city to participate in the Peace Fest and they were invited by Ravinder Pal Singh, Mayor to his office to exchange notes on working of Municipal Corporation and grassroots democracy. Later they were taken on ‘Hop-on, Hop-off’ bus for a round of the city.
Later in the evening at the NITTTR, Sector 26, stage was set on fire by the mesmerising performance of an accomplished Belle dancer Maria from Spain, where students from Bhutan, Afghanistan and our own group of ‘Bapu Dham Butterflies of Yuvsatta’ also performed..
The 6th International Youth Peace Fest is jointly organized by Yuvsatta, Oxfam-India, Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti, SD College and UN Volunteers.

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