Children throng ‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition in Jammu

Dignitaries and teachers during 'Seeds of Hope' Exhibition in Jammu on Monday.
Dignitaries and teachers during 'Seeds of Hope' Exhibition in Jammu on Monday.

Excelsior Correspondent
JAMMU, Feb 9: A large number of children thronged ‘Seeds of Hope’ Exhibition, being organized at Kala Kendra, here.
The Exhibition drew large crowds, especially children, who came from various schools and attended the exhibition along with their teachers.
Prominent schools and colleges that participated in the exhibition included GD Goenka, Jodhamal Public School, Heritage School, Delhi Public School, GHS- Pul Tawi, Ranjit Hr. Sec. School and KC College of Education.
The volunteers at the exhibition who are members of BSG highlighted the importance of creating a change in the society and explained that the “Seeds of Hope” exhibition stresses our interconnectedness with the rest of the community of life and the need to broaden our sphere of compassion and concern.
The Exhibition encourages to overcome feelings of powerlessness and highlights the fact that a single individual can initiate positive change.
It was informed that the Exhibition uses the “Learn, Reflect, Empower” formula outlined in SGI President Daisaku Ikeda’s 2002 proposal on education for sustainable development and is a tool for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development.
Among prominent citizens and people from all walks of life some special guests also attended the exhibition.
Former MP, Dr Mehboob Beg, also attended the exhibition, who in his remarks appreciated the efforts by the BSG members and mentioned that future generations are in safe hands with people pledging to safeguard the environment.
The exhibition is open to public at large upto February 13 between 10 am to  6 pm.
It is pertinent to mention here that “Seeds of Hope” is a successor to the “Seeds of Change” Exhibition which was created for the World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 2002, by Soka Gakka International and Earth Charter International, where it had won the 3rd Prize and has since been shown in 27 countries in 13 languages and seen by 1,500,000 people around the world.


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