SNEH organized an event in Bhubaneaswar on the occasion of International Day of Peace

Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of International Day of Peace, Society for Nature, Education and Health (SNEH) organized an event on September 21, at IDCOL Auditorium, Bhubaneswar. Sj. Jagannath Saraka, Honorable Minister, SC & ST Development, Sj. Haraprasad Das, eminent writer and columnist and Prof. Radhamohan, renowned environmentalist and former State Information Commissioner graced the occasion and spoke at length on the relevance of peace in modern human life as well as the environment. All the dignitaries gave emphasis on protection of the environment and the importance to meet the challenges of climate change for sustainable peace on earth. Unless we take action to mitigate the adverse impact of climate change, life on our planet would not be possible, agreed all the speakers.
The guests also appreciated the peacebuilding activities of SNEH and hoped that in the future, young people would be more aware and conscious about the dangers of environmental pollution and take measures to protect planet earth. On this occasion trophies and prizes were distributed among the winners of the ‘Art for Peace’ competitions and the winners of the ‘Sports for Peace’ women’s football tournament. Niranjan Bagh a MSW student of NIIS college was also honored by SNEH as best volunteer of the year. Kusumanjali Huika, a tribal student who had passed out with scoring highest mark from a school managed by SNEH, was also awarded as the meritorious student of the year.
Ms Subarna Ghosh, President, SNEH, presided over the function. Sri Subas Panda, Advisor, SNEH, delivered the welcome address and spoke about the peace building and conflict management activities carried on by the organization. Cine artist Ms Ushasi Mishra, anchored the program. The program ended with a Chhau performance by the dancers from the Mayur Art Center, Bhubaneswar, and an energetic dance performance by young Salia Sahi slum boys.

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