PESHAWAR    -   Central President Awami National Party (ANP), Asfandyar Wali Khan Friday said that scourge of extremism and militancy could be eliminated from the society by promoting the norms of non-violence and mutual tolerance. In a statement issued by Baacha Khan Markaz in connection with International Non Violence Day here,  the ANP chief said that growing trend of extremism could be controlled by promoting non-violence and tolerance. He said world had accepted the policy of non-violence that was preached by Baacha Khan hundred years back. He said that ANP was the harbinger of non-violence and would continue its struggle for the rights of people in a peaceful way.  He said that ANP and all its associated organizations throughout the country would celebrate International Violence Day in a befitting manner.