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Priya Dutt leads Gandhi peace march in Mumbai

Bollywood actors joined the march for peace from Mumbai's SNDT college to the famous Juhu beach.

india Updated: Oct 02, 2006 14:23 IST

Actors, students and people from various walks of life, led by Member of Parliament from North-West Mumbai, Priya Dutt, today marched in a procession from SNDT college in suburban Juhu to the nearby beach to mark the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Actors Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Shabana Azmi, Kumar Gaurav, Nagma and Raza Murad joined the peace march carrying placards some of which read "remembering Gandhi for peace".

The march culminated at Juhu beach where the participants offered floral tributes to the statue of the Father of the Nation.

The march assumes significance with actors of just released 'LageRaho Munnabhai', Sanjay Dutt and Arshad Warsi, joining it as the film focuses on relevance of the teachings of Mahatma Gandhi in modern times.

First Published: Oct 02, 2006 14:23 IST