Anti-Terrorism Day observed on MAY 21
May 21, 2014 was observed as Anti-Terrorism Day throughout the nation. The day is observed annually to spread awareness among the people of all sections of the society, about the danger of terrorism and violence and its effect on the people, society and the country as a whole. The day commemorates the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi fell to the designs of terrorists in on the same day in 1991.
Objective: The objective behind the observance of Anti-Terrorism Day is to wean away the people from terrorism and violence. On this occasion, debates, discussions, symposia, seminars, etc. are organized in schools, colleges and universities on the threats of terrorism and violence.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2014