Candlelight vigil, a tribute to victims of Mumbai attacks

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Dharamsala/New Delhi, Dec 3 : Tibetans-in-exile in Dharamsala held a candlelight vigil as a mark of protest against last week's terrorist attacks in Mumbai.

The procession began from a monastery in the lower part of the city and ended at the Martyrs' Memorial.

People of all ages, with a candle in their hands participated in the protest and raised slogans to vent their ire against terrorism.

"We came here to express solidarity and to show courage to the people who live behind that is the families of victims of blasts," said Tenzin Dhondup, a Buddhist monk.

Meanwhile, scores of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) staff also staged a candlelight vigil in New Delhi to show solidarity with the victims of the Mumbai assault.

"This is a moment of great grief. Many civilians and soldiers have sacrificed their lives. We organised this symbolic candle light march to memorise them," said Harsh, a doctor.

Holding banners that read 'A March of Hope, A March of Peace', the doctors and many admirers of their crusade in the cause of peace participated in this movement.

ANI

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