Following the massacre that occurred in Peshawar army school in Pakistan, schools observed a two-minute silence and held prayers across India to remember the young victims. Also Read - Inspiring! Meerut Woman Who Left Home To Avoid Forced Marriage Returns As PCS Officer 7 Years Later

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Prime minister Narendra Modi tweeted “In the wake of dastardly attack in Pakistan, I appeal to schools across India to observe 2 mins of silence tomorrow as a mark of solidarity.” Also Read - Ready to Send Children Back to School? 78% Parents Say No, Willing to Let Kids Repeat An Academic Year

Schools are to observe silence today i.e. December 17, 2014 for the act of brutality in Peshawar, where terrorists had attacked an army school and 141 people were massacred, the majority of victims were children. The incident has been termed as an “assault against the entire humanity”.

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