In a clarion call to the worldwide local area to notice Mahatma Gandhi’s message of harmony, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said soldiers all throughout the planet should set out their arms and spotlight on overcoming mankind’s shared adversary, the Covid-19 pandemic, and not each other.
“It is not any occurrence that we mark the International Day of Non-Violence on the birthday of Gandhi . For Gandhi, peacefulness, quiet dissent, respect and correspondence were more than words. They addressed a directing light for humankind, a guide to a superior future,” Guterres said in his directive for the International Day of Non-Violence, seen on October 2.
He said peacefulness, serene dissent, respect and uniformity additionally give a format to address the present pained occasions. “Clashes and environmental change. Neediness and imbalances. Question and divisions. All under the shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, which keeps on obliterating individuals and economies the same,” the UN Chief said.
Guterres said “let us regard” Gandhi’s message of harmony, “and get down to the matter of building a superior and more tranquil future for all”. — PTI