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Grand March of Youth and Students Held
Pyongyang, February 27 (KCNA) -- An oath-taking grand march of youth and students was held on Sunday to carry through the tasks set forth in a congratulatory message of the C.C., Workers' Party of Korea to the Songun Meeting of Youth for General Mobilization and respond to an appeal adopted at the meeting.

Present there were officials of the youth league, the participants in the meeting and youth and students in the city of Pyongyang.

A meeting for starting the march took place at Kim Il Sung Square.

An appeal to all the young people across the country was read out there.

Then, the march of youth and students started.

The marchers took to street, holding placards reading "Let us become youth heroes in the worthwhile struggle for glorifying the era of Kim Jong Il!", "Bring about a decisive turn in the improvement of the people's standard of living and the building of a great, prosperous and powerful country by accelerating the development of light industry once again this year!", etc. and flying red flags.

Youth league flag procession, brass band procession and other processions of marchers advanced in fine array, singing such songs as "We Are Successors to the Revolution" and "Higher and Faster".

Pyongyangites warmly welcomed the marchers along streets.

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