Gangtok, 09 Aug:
Starting his run from Gangtok this morning, marathoner Abhisek Prasad of Singtam reached Mangan Bazaar this afternoon. Mr Prasad has started the run as an initiative to spread awareness on drug abuse and suicides in Sikkim. He is being sponsored by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, KANSS and Sikkim Bihari Jagran Manch [SBJM] and supported by Dr VK Prasad.
Mr Prasad and his team was received and given a warm welcome by District Youth Convener [North]-NYKS, SBJM members of Mangan branch and local gentries of Mangan district.
Dr Prasad informed that Mr Prasad will reach Dikchu from Mangan on the evening of 09 Aug and will move towards Tarku, Rabong covering Gyalshing and Namchi on 10 Aug. After covering the South & West districts, Mr Prasad and his team will return to MG Marg in Gangtok to complete his run.