Usually, The national Capital is the choice of city for events and conferences with a political hue. However, Anhad decided to organize a convention this year to discuss India’s burning issues and rising instances of violence in the name of religion and caste, several social organizations from Maharashtra reached out to them, requesting that it be organized in Mumbai. Collaborating with the Maharashtra wing of People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL), Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights and other organizations,
Anhad is hosting India Unites Convention on Non-Violence and Harmony today at Sophia Bhabha Auditorium in Mumbai’s Breach Candy. The event took place on January 30 as it was the martyrdom of Gandhi The event had brought people from various walks of life who have been working towards upholding the tenets of democracy.
The list of speakers included Jasti Chelameswar, former Supreme Court judge; student leader Kawalpreet Kaur; actor Amol Palekar and writer Javed Akhtar. The people of India dreamt of a democratic India when the nation was formed over 70 years ago. These are the people who continue to believe in and support that dream,