12-19-2014, 02:40 PM
While many of them may have dreamed of making history by educated, none of them had thought that the trip would be cut short so soon. 132 students who were killed in the massacre could have been future professionals that may have contributed to the country's growth. The attack has been a great loss to the field of education who could have seen stories about success stronger than weapons that shot them.
"We have had Pakistani schoolchildren visit us in Delhi many times through the exchange. They are just like us. They have dreams like us. They should be able to go to school without fear. We will support them in any way we can," said 17- old Chahat Kapila in a newspaper.
Many people worldwide have also resorted to campaigns against the heinous act by highlighting December 16 attack that black on social sites with hashtags #notinmyname #peshawarattacks #IndiaWithPakistan go viral.
Protests were also witnessed at Aligarh Muslim University by students criticize barbaric law. Yasif Eqbal, a student who organized the protest said: "This is to condemn the ruthless actions of any terrorist group that promotes hatred and prejudice in the name of religion. We are also students and understand what goals children in Peshawar must have had. Represents Muslim majority students decide we remind the terrorists that education empowers us with religion. "