Mission to emphasize need for good values and spreading the message of peace
INDIACSR News Network
MUMBAI: Mumbai Peace Walk is an initiative of The World Peacekeeper Movement in association with Rotaract Clubs of RID 3140, youth based organization (youth wing of rotary international) on the World Peace Day at 4pm on Saturday, 21st September 2013.
The walk starts with letting off balloons with 7 Human Values / custom peace messages on them from Aarey Dairy (Worli) which will march towards Worli sealink. 400 Rotaractors and NSS volunteers will participate in the walk to promote 7 human values.
A Peace Walk is a symbolic representation of peace. Through symbols, and orchestration, the Peace Walk aims to imbibe the 7 human values of inner peace – gratitude, forgiveness, love, humility, giving, patience, and truth. A Peace Walk will inspire these qualities in both the Peace Walkers as well as the onlookers.
From the start to the end, the walk will have the 7 Human Values illustrated in the form of skits/dance/acts. There will be flash mobs and orchestration in the walk. Mumbai’s Peace agenda is fostering the feeling of togetherness among Mumbaikar’s putting aside all discrimination and bringing in harmony between man and nature. The walk hopes to provide a unique opportunity to negate the destructive tendencies of distrust, hatred, and enmity, and spread the message of peace and harmony.
Dr. Huzaifa Khorakiwala (Peacekeeper Huz), Founder, said “Our goal is to achieve a great change in attitude among citizens. Establish a better bonding between human beings, reducing the crime rate, violence against weak and also showing people a joy of sharing wealth with the needy. This effort is to reinforce world peace to lead to the creation of structures of peace on a global scale. With this Peace Walk, we aim to promote the concept of inner peace.”