Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India]: Jammu and also Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha flagged off ‘The India Run’ from the legendary Lal Chowk Srinagar, said officials on Friday.
The marathoners will certainly cover a range of more than 800 kilometres from Srinagar to New Delhi with the message of peace and also nationwide integration.
The run is being dedicated to the ‘HarGharTiranga’ campaign to mark ‘AzadiKaAmritMahotsav’. The location was embellished with 75 Indian tricolours to mark 75 years of Freedom.
The celebration also experienced the youngsters commemorating ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ project as a part of the marathon.
” The relay-run will certainly cross 4 states covering the routes- Banihal, Patnitop, Mansar Lake, Dinanagar, Hoshiarpur, Rupnagar, Ambala Cantt before culminating at India Gate on the occasion of Independence Day,” read a main declaration.
The very first leg of the run is being led by Ultra-marathon jogger, Arun Bhardwaj.
A few of India’s a lot of iconic sports tales consisting of PT Usha, ‘Queen’ of Track & Field; Anju Bobby George, World Championship Champion; Republic Champions, previous Indian Cricketers, as well as footballers to name a few will join in the various legs of the run.
Kartikeya Sharma, Member Parliament Rajya Sabha; Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Dilbag Singh, DGP J&K; Vijay Kumar, ADGP Kashmir, besides elderly officials were present on the event.