Prayers for victims of tsunami in Japan

Archbishop Bernard Moras of Bangalore pays homage to the victims of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan, during a prayer meeting in the City on Thursday. DH Photo

The Archbishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras on Thursday affirmed the decision taken by the archdiocese during an inter-religious prayer meeting at the Mahatma Gandhi statue for the tsunami-hit Japan. Moulvi Syed Arshad Ali, Nagendra Prasad Jain, Uday Thakur and Bernard Moras read prayers for the tsunami-hit people.

A power point presentation on nature's fury in Japan at the busy junction near Chinnaswamy Stadium drew public attention.

More than 600 people including schoolchildren gathered to express their solidarity with the Japanese.

The two officials of Japanese Consulate Shalini Walia and Pratima Sarkar, who attended the programme, thanked the people of Bangalore for holding the meeting.
Save nature
Speaking on the occasion Mieui of Japan who is living in Bangalore for the last eight years, said the nature's fury in Japan reminds us to save nature before it starts taking revenge.

She said the felling of trees across the globe is a matter of great concern, which is responsible for the rising temperature.

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