Duduwa(Banke) / International Day of Peace has been celebrated in Duduwa village of Banke which is located in Lumbini Province mid-western part of Nepal. On the occasion of International Day of Peace celebrated by ‘lightening the lamp’(Deep Prajwalan) and Panchmukhi Shiva Temple sanitation program jointly organized by Nepal Unites, Nepal Youth Council Lumbini, Genteel Society Nepal, and United Religions Initiative at Rapti Bridge in Duduwa rural municipality ward no. 4 of Banke District.
The chief guest of the program, ward Chairperson Bhandari Lal Yadav, expressed the need to peace in the world and the need to clean the environment because we all human beings are living on the earth to protect and find peace in nature said Bandari.
Gopal Prasad Sharma, in charge of the Area Police Office, Kamdi, said that peace of mind should be maintained first and all people have a responsibility to make and create an environment of sustainable peace.The program was chaired by Suryalal Yadav, President of Civilized Society Nepal, Banke, and conducted by Som Gurung, province Coordinator of Nepal Unites.
Sustainable Development Goal 16 aims to promote sustainable peace and bring access to justice for all, and to achieve that goal, the International Day of Peace is celebrated around the world on September 21. The program was attended by local people’s representatives, media persons, police, intellectuals, civil society, and social activists. At the end of this program, all people pray together for a better nation, peaceful world in the Shiv Temple and taking a group photo.