Rotarians of District 3190, will be celebrating 115h anniversary of Rotary International, marking the start of the journey of Service to humanity in a novel manner on 23d February 2020. About 50+ Rotary clubs from the Rotary International District 3190 will celebrate the oldest and premier not for profit organization’s anniversary through a ROTARY PEACE WALK. Many Rotarians will be adorned in International Peace Icons costume such as Mother Teresa, Nelson Mandela, Malala Yusufi, Aung San Suu Kyi, etc. and the rest in white shirt. Peace Icons costume is to signify the first of Rotary’s 6 focus areas- Peace & Conflict Resolution.
The District Governor Rtn. Dr. Sameer Hariyaniwill flag off ROOTARY PEACE WALK by 7:30am on Sunday, 23 February 2020. The Rotarians from the District 3190 will march with FI. Lt. Rtn. PDG K P Nagesh, PDG Rtn. Asha Prasanna Kumar, DGE Rtn. Nagendra Prasad, DGN Rtn. Fazal Mahmood, Dist. Directorsfrom various focus areas and 50+ Club Presidents and members. The walk will start from Freedom Park towards Mysore Bank Circle and return, which is approximately 3KMS. About 100+ plus Rotarians, Anns, Annettes, Rotaractors & Interactors would participate and walk peacefully from 7:30am to 7:50am. Besides the PEACE ICON costumes, the Rotarians would carry various posters and banners depicting community service projects and initiatives. Particularly, End Polio & TEACH will be proudly showcased by the participants in the public during morning walk. A variety of community service projects would be displayed, each one having its uniqueness of touching our lives somewhere, somehow either directly or indirectly. Besides being a visual treat for the onlookers and daily commuters, its open for public to join the walk. The event will be peacefully escorted by Bengaluru Central Traffic Police department followed by cake cutting and releasing of 115 helium filled balloons in white, blue and yellow. The balloons will be tied to Rotary Wheel and released by the Rotary District Governor Rtn. Dr. Sameer Hariani and other dignitaries after the return to Freedom Park amphitheater. It would be a very happy, united and peaceful atmosphere of celebration of a century plus old organization ROTARY INTERNATIONAL on a Sunday!
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