Lok Sabha remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing Victims

Lok Sabha remembers Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombing Victims

On Monday, during the Lok Sabha session, members paid homage to Hiroshima and Nagasaki victims. The atomic bombing of 1945 in Japan caused havoc indescribable disaster.

After completing the session for the day, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumatra Mahajan recalled about the disaster that took place, 73 years ago, two atomic bombs were dropped on the two Japanese cities. That result in the death of over 1000 of innocent lives, which includes children, women, millions of people got badly injured and also crippled for a lifetime.

Lok Sabha Speaker expressed that “Atom bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki on August 6 and 9, 1945 respectively, which wreaked havoc of unimaginable dimensions.”

She continued in obituary reference, “Today, even after 73 years, the innocent residents of Hiroshima and Nagasaki continues to suffer from the dreadful after of nuclear radiations.”

Ms. Mahajan expressed that India is a country, who strive always for stability and peace with its principles of the spirit of ‘ahimsa’ or non-violence. Therefore, she continued “Let us on this occasion; reaffirm our resolve to strive for the elimination of weapons of mass destruction and to work together for the propagation of peace and brotherhood.”

During her speech, for some time Lok Sabha members stood silence in remembrance of the victims of the two disastrous bombings in Japan.

by Chandrani Sarkar on August 7, 2018

Related Articles