Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: Fit India freedom run held in Manipur
A total of over 150 youths and angawadi workers of Thoubal district were flagged off from Kangyambem Upper Primary School Ground at 8 am.
To commemorate the birth anniversary of pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, a Mega Fit India Freedom Run was conducted by Nehru Yuva Kendra Thoubal in collaboration with SYA Salungpham, NEDSA Salungpham, ICDS Thoubal and SVEEP Thoubal on Saturday.
A total of over 150 youths and angawadi workers of Thoubal district were flagged off from Kangyambem Upper Primary School Ground at 8 am by Pradhan, Salungpham GP Ph Leibakchao Singh after taking a ‘Clean India Freedom Run’ pledge with the participants by district youth officer, NYK Thoubal Michael T Mate, DACYP member NYK K Lokendro Singh, stated a release.
Thoubal also highlighted the contributions of Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya towards building of the nation on the 105th anniversary of his birth and the importance of proper nutrition for women and children as part of celebration of Poshan Maah during September before the flag-off, it stated.
The release stated that during the Mega Fit India Freedom Run, messages of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Fit India Movement, Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP), Clean India (Swachh Bharat) programme to be organised from October 1 -31, Clean Village-Green Village and National Nutrition Month were given.
The programme was also attended by ward members N Jiten Singh and M Robindro, and advisor SYA M Romesh Singh as dignitaries and were presented gifts by NYK Thoubal volunteers, it added.
It further stated that sports materials were also presented to SYA and NEDSA Clubs in appreciation of their efforts in organising the Run. Mega Freedom runs are also organised today in all districts of Manipur and all states/UTs of India, it added.
A mega fit India freedom run was also held at Churachandpur, jointly organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYK) and Churachandpur police as part of the observance of the 105th birth anniversary of late Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya.
The fit India freedom was flagged off by Churachandpur SP Srivanand Surve in the presence of Nehru Yuva Kendra Churachandpur youth coordinator, L Doungel.
The marathon run between Saihenjang village and Pearce ground of Tuibong was participated by more than 50 youths. The participants on the occasion also took a fitness oath that they will devote 30 minutes of their time to fitness daily.