UN recognised World Interfaith Harmony Week concludes in Ludhiana
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The “World Interfaith Harmony Week 2023”, an event recognised by the United Nations (UN) , concluded at SCD Government College, Ludhiana on 16 February.
An overview of the news
The World Interfaith Harmony Week 2023 was organised by Team 1699 in association with NGO Cityneeds.
Punjab Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains called upon the youth to spread the message of peace, love and harmony and stand up for the welfare of the society.
More than 65 percent of the population in India is below 35 years of age. No other country in the world has such a large population of young adults.
This generation has immense potential to spread love and unity which can bring revolutionary change in the society.
Religious leaders and followers of Buddhism, Valmiki Samaj, Jainism, Christianity, Muslim, Hindu and Sikhism participated in the activities during the World Interfaith Harmony Week.
About World Interfaith Harmony Week
World Interfaith Harmony Week is an annual event recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in 2010.
It is organised every year in the first week of February.
The week, initiated to promote culture, peace and non-violence, was first proposed by King Abdullah II of Jordan at the United Nations in 2010.
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