Prisoners of Arthur Road jail pledge to work for non-violence

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Mumbai, Oct 3 (UNI) To commemorate the 138th birth anniversary of the Mahatma and to celebrate the International Non-Violence Day, the Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal organised a special programme at the Arthur Road Jail where 100 inmates took a pledge to work for non-violence.

''I shall endeavour to resolve all differences through dialogue and constitutional means and shall strive to establish world peace,'' they pledged.

According to a release, the programme started with a Gandhi Bhajan followed by the speech of Arthur Road Jail Superintendent Ramesh Kamble.

The Chief Guest on the occasion S P Jain Institute of Management and Research Professor Rukaiya Joshi narrated the experiences of Gandhiji in jail using simple and effective examples.

With a view of inculcating Gandhiji's teachings in the prisoners and to help them to become better citizens tomorrow, the Gandhi Peace Exam is being organised by Bombay Sarvodaya Mandal in various jails in Maharashtra for the last four years, the release further added.


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