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“It’s not enough to say, we must not wage a war, it is necessary to love peace and sacrifice for it.”

These words by Martin Luther King undoubtedly provoke each individual to think that mankind must put an end to war or else war would put an end to mankind. To promote peace and harmony, RKS observed HIROSHIMA DAY on August 6, 2020 by organizing a Speech, through virtual platforms. 

Pratha Anand of class IX was given an opportunity to deliver a speech in her virtual class. Highlighting America’s decision to use two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki at the end of World War II, the speaker underlined in her speech that the incident shook the world and brought into light the terrible aftereffects of nuclear warfare.

She apprised that the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are one of the documented historical events in history, while provoking lasting, fervently heated reactions.

The speaker in her address, emphasized the causes, interpretations and consequences of the bombings. She concluded by making an appeal to all to remember that we all are one and perils arising in such tragic situations which confront humanity should be appraised and we together should take a pledge that we will always work together towards spreading the message of  mutual respect, peace and harmony and will never endorse any acts of violence.