Manav Ekta Mission invites your esteemed presence to the flag-off ceremony of the Walk of Hope 2015-16, to be held on 12 January 2015, at Manav Ekta Maidan, Zero Point, Kanyakumari, the proceedings of which will begin at 9.00 am. The 12th of January is also the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, a great prophet of interfaith harmony.
We would love you to be a part of the Walk of Hope 2015-16 — a padayatra for peace and harmony, organised by the ManavEkta Mission, from Kanyakumari to Kashmir as we begin this extraordinary journey on Jan 12, 2015. Led by Sri M, the Walk of Hope 2015-16 is an exercise to restore the innate spirituality of the nation—rekindling true faith and rejuvenating the spirit of hope, love, peace, harmony and oneness.
The flag-off ceremony will feature bhajans, invocation, inter-faith prayers, theme songs and also addresses by Sri M and other dignitaries including the Chief Guest, Dr.Karan Singh. Prior to the flag-off ceremony, Sri M will visit the Vivekananda Rock to garland the statue of the great seer.
Flag-off Ceremony for the Walk of Hope 2015-16 | Timeline
9:30 am : Bhajans by Sri. Kanta Prasad Mishra & Sri.Prahlad Tipanya
11:00 am onwards:
• Brief Introduction of the Walk of Hope 2015-16 in English
• Brief Introduction of the Walk of Hope 2015-16 in Tamil
• Felicitations by Guests of Honour
• Address by Sri M
• Address by Chief Guest Dr. Karan Singh
• Interfaith Prayers – Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Bahai Faith,Judaism, Zoroastrianism
• Vote of Thanks
01: 00 pm: Lunch Break
02: 15 pm onwards:
• Songs by Sri. Krishna Das
• Theme Songs of the Walk of Hope 2015-16 – Akash Chopra & Aisha Ali
• Sri M along with the Guests of Honour garland the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the venue
• Guests of Honour and Special Invitees hand over Manav Ekta Mission flags to Sri M
• Chief Guest hands over the National flag to Sri M
03: 00 pm National Anthem
03:05 pm The Padayatra begins
Please visit www.walkofhope.in and www.manavektamission.org for further information. Your presence and support at the flag-off ceremony will go a long way towards ensuring the Walk of Hope 2015-16 achieves its extraordinary objectives.
Team Walk of Hope