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Popularization of Toy Guns Among Assamese Kids Provokes Peaceful Demonstration

by Rajshri on  January 2, 2010 at 9:11 PM Lifestyle News   - G J E 4
 Popularization of Toy Guns Among Assamese Kids Provokes Peaceful Demonstration
In a telling statement, peace lovers in Guwahati organized a rally on Thursday against popularization of toy guns among kids.
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Leading the rally was Kishore Giri, a noted musician of Assam. The participants of the rally consisted mostly of parents who expressed their concern over the growing demand of toy guns among kids.

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They echoed that toy guns and violent video games were corrupting vulnerable minds of the kids.

Participants in the rally demanded a ban on toy guns.

"Parents are a key for peaceful tomorrow. If parents don't think about the toy weapon and video games, then who will think? Government will never think about all this," said Kishore Giri, a noted musician of Assam.

Assam is facing three decade long militancy by insurgent group demanding independence for the tea and oil-rich state.

Source: ANI
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