LG flags off “The Great India Run” from Lal Chowk
Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today flagged off “The Great India Run” from the iconic Lal Chowk Srinagar, an official spokesman said.
He said that the marathoners will cover a distance of more than 800 kms from Srinagar to New Delhi with the message of peace and national integration.
The run is being dedicated to the ‘HarGharTiranga’ campaign to mark ‘AzadiKaAmritMahotsav’. The venue was decorated with 75 Indian tricolours to mark 75 years of Independence.
The occasion also witnessed the children celebrating ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign as a part of the marathon.
The relay-run will go across 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.
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