District Collector V. Anil Kumar flagged off a World Peace Day rally from Koti Reddy circle to Seven Roads Junction in Kadapa on Wednesday and called upon one and all to strive for maintenance of peace.

Kadapa Superintendent of Police A. Sundara Kumar Das participated in a human chain formed by the participants at Seven Roads junction. The Collector called upon people to shed selfish interests and cooperate for peace.

Additional Joint Collector G. Joshi Babu stressed the need for peace. Mr. Joshi Babu and the SP lit lamps at Seven Roads junction and the SP released pigeons to symbolise peace. District Peace Corps Secretary K. Rajarathnam Isaac, Dharmika Parishad member Tambi Subbaramaiah and members of voluntary organisations participated.