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7,000 friendship cards, letters for Pakistan

Chandigarh Tribune - 3 September 2005

In three days, two Americans, John Silliphant and Mark Peters, covering Chandigarh on bicycles, brought their message of ‘Friendship without Borders' to over one lakh people in the city.

Guided by the volunteers of peace and environmental NGO Yuvsatta, the peace makers from the USA covered a dozen schools, spoke with 20,000 students and received about 7,000 cards, poems and letters, all carrying messages of peace, love and friendship for Pakistani neighbours. These cards, the American friends will present to students in Pakistan when they cross the border shortly.

On the final day of their visit, Silliphant and Peters rode on bicycles from the Yuvsatta's Greentire programme site and several city schools from where they collected cards. Overwhelmed by the support, Silliphant and Peters said, “The response has been great in India. We are expecting a similar response in Pakistan.”

For his part, Mr Pramod Sharma, Director, Yuvsatta, said, “The duo will continue gathering letters throughout the country until delivery in Pakistan in late October this year. It is a great effort and a great feeling.

  hearts It may be long before the law of love will be recognised in international affairs. The machineries of government stand between and hide the hearts of one people from those of another. -- M.K. Gandhi