Lucknow, August 06: Thousands of students of City Montessori School took out a huge World Unity March on Hiroshima Day today to mark this day of doom for Japan when an atom bomb was dropped on 6th August 1945 on Hiroshima and on 9th August on Nagasaki in Japan by USA during World War II. The students fervently appealed to the world community to take immediate steps to bring about world Unity and World Peace and prevent such ghastly tragedies like Hiroshima and Nagasaki in future which has killed thousands to innocent people in a matter of seconds and maimed many, their repercussions continuing for generations. The March which began at Maqdoompur Police Station in Gomti Nagar Extension reached CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II auditorium wherein it culminated into a huge Prayer Assembly for the victims of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Peace promoters from Japan and South Korea attended the Peace Prayer Ceremony for World Unity and World Peace and paid their homage to the victims of the tragedy. They, along with the students, firmly resolved to establish a world based upon unity and peace for all mankind.
The huge March by CMS students was led by the CMS Founders, renowned educationists, Dr Jagdish Gandhi and Dr Bharti Gandhi and the CMS President Prof. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon. Also, in the forefront, were the CMS Director of Strategy, Mr Roshan Gandhi and all the CMS Principals of various campuses as well as distinguished persons from various fields like education, literature, science and technology. Lucknow’s roads echoed with the appeal by students for a just and peaceful world society and humane values. Thing slogans, “No more Hiroshima! No more Nagasaki!” and spreading the message of ‘Heal the World’ and ‘Peace on Earth’ as they marched ahead.
When the marching procession reached CMS Gomti Nagar Campus II auditorium, it was converted into a huge Peace Prayer Ceremony. On this occasion, the Chief Guest, Mrs Kyoko Hoshino representing the Embassy of Japan and Peace Promoters from South Korea namely Ms Park Ah Reum, Ms Seo Eunjeong and Ms Kang Wonyoung along with thousands of CMS students and teachers paid homage and respect to those killed in the atomic attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, 74 years ago on 6th and 9th August 1945.
It was also an occasion when CMS honoured and felicitated the position holders of CMS Inter-Campus First Comparative ICSE Examination 2019-2020. In this examination, Simran Singh of CMS Aliganj Campus I stood first with 96.95% marks in the aggregate and she was especially rewarded with prize and certificate, her mother was weighed in fruits and flowers in traditional CMS Honouring Ceremony, while her father and teacher-guardian were presented with Shawls of Honour. Besides this, the top ten position holders of the First Comparative examination of ICSE were honoured and awarded prizes.