Peace concert promoting brotherhood between India , Pakistan enthralls Delhi

February 14th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi. Feb 14(ANI): ‘Aman Ki Asha’ a musical concert, promoting peace and brotherhood between India and Pakistan enthralled a large number of spectators here on Sunday.

Bollywood singer and composer Shankar Mahadevan and Pakistan singer Shafqat Amanat Ali rocked the stage with their power packed performances.

The two singers began the concert with prayers of their respective nations.

Aamir Raza Hussain, a compere, said, “Despite several attempts of peace, the bloodletting continues. Aman Ki Asha is an attempt to move on, to travel collectively, to grow, and to flourish. At no stage can we deny that problems exist and our attempt has never been to trivialize them or to ignore them,”

“We share cross-border languages and cultures. We follow the same fashion, watch the same movies, and enjoy the same cuisines, we even curse in the same idiom,” Hussain added.

The concert which is an initiative of India’s Times group and Pakistan’s Jung group to spread the message of peace in both the countries was held in the premises of the famous Purana Quila (old fort), here. (ANI)

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