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Let us work for world peace together: Narendra Modi on Hiroshima day

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 - 3:40pm IST | Place: New Delhi | Agency: PTI
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On the anniversary of dropping of atom bomb on Japanese city Hiroshima, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched for collective efforts for the cause of world peace so that such a day is never seen again. "Today we remember all those people who lost their lives in Hiroshima. I hope humankind never sees such a day ever again," Modi tweeted.

"Let us all work together and further the cause of world peace and make the world a happier and more peaceful place in the years to come," he added.

On this day in 1945, an atom bomb was dropped by the US on Hiroshima in one of the final chapters of World War II. It had killed an estimated 140,000 by December that year. 




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