Rallying in White for Peace
A swarm of people wearing white had
gathered at Durbar Marg to peacefully
demand harmony and prosperity.
Carrying the national flag participants
expressed their solidarity and slogans
called for harmony between social
The rally was held after the three day
nationwide bandh. The event saw the
presence of a host of organizations
that included Federation of Nepalese
Chamber of Commerce and Industries
(FNCCI), Nepal BAR Association,
Federation of Nepalese Journalists,
Private Boarding Schools Organization
(PABSON), Nepal Medical Association,
Nepal Engineers Association and
Nepal University Teachers Association.
Many prominent faces like Sadichha
Shrestha, Tenzin Bhutia, Nalina
Chitrakar, Aastha B, and Subekchya
Khadka were spotted at the event
along with many others Nepalis
present in their individual capacities.
The crowd swayed to popular
songs from some renowned singers.
Yogeshwor Amatya's melodious version
of Siddhi Charan Shrestha's poem
"Kyaru Ma Yo Desh Nimitta" was a
moving statement of brotherhood
among the rich cultural diversity that
As the evening grew dark, the event
ended with lighting candles.
24 May, 2012 Durbar Marg