Civil society activists, people’s representatives and district officials took part enthusiastically in peace rally which was organised from Gandhi statue Nellore to Pallepadu Ashram . Singer Ghazal Srinivas led the march and mentioned the significance of peace in bringing about harmony and unity among the countries of the world. Speakers appealed to the youth to follow the footsteps of the great leaders who fought for the independence of the country. They appealed to the people to take responsibility to protect and preserve the unity and integrity of the country.
District Collector N.Srikanth, who flagged off the rally in the city, and the event was also attended by Singer Ghazal Srinivas, MP Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy, Mayor Sk.Abdul Aziz, MLA P.AnilKumar Yadav and several other leaders. This event was organised to pay tributes to the values and ideals cherished by Gandhiji who won hearts of the opeople by getting the freedom through peace and non-violence.
Pallepadu Ashramam was inaugurated on 7th Feb 1921 by Gandhiji himself. This ashramam was among the few important ashramams which were being preserved as a tribute to Gandhiji. The Ashramam is now under the Indian Red Cross Society Nellore.