Peace Channel, the youth peace movement was inaugurated at Mount Hermon School, Kohima on June 12 at its school premises with Gerry Meyase, assistant professor of mathematics, Kohima Science College as chief guest.
Gerry exhorting the students cited the examplary life of Nelson Mandela, a noble Peace Prize winner, who fought for the rights of the blacks and worked to bring peace and unity between the blacks and the whites.
He also suggested some means how one can cultivate peace in oneself; that one should learn to live in peace with oneself; forgive oneself first everyday and develop an optimistic mind. He concludes by saying that, it does not matter whether every student’s join Peace Channel or not, everyone should be channels of peace, which was the motto of Peace Channel.
Victor Kevilhouthie Yhome, Coordinator, Kohima district highlighted the origin, concept, vision and mission of the Peace Channel Movement. David, the school chaplain invoked God’s blessing over the success of the program. Moses, Headmaster, Mt. Hermon school also spoke at the programme. Peace pledge was pronounced by Peter, Peace club teacher in-charge where 46 students pledged to promote peace to everyone and everywhere irrespective of tribe, region, religion etc...always as a peace activist.