Gangtok, 10 Aug:

Continuing his run to spread awareness on drug abuse and suicides in Sikkim, marathoner Abhisek Prasad of Singtam reached Sirwani in East Sikkim this morning where he was given a grand welcome by president of Sikkim Bihari Jagran Manch [Singtam branch], Dilip Prasad, area MLA, Somnath Poudyal and Councilor, Naresh Prasad. Also present were Managing Director-KANSS, Sujit Prasad and the local gentries of Adarsh Gaon, Singtam.

Mr Prasad then left for his journey ahead and reached Ravangla in the evening where he was received by the business community and the general public of Ravangla. He will continue his run and move towards Gyalshing in the morning of 11 Aug, it is informed.

It may be mentioned here, Mr Prasad is being sponsored by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan, KANSS and Sikkim Bihari Jagran Manch [SBJM] and supported by Dr VK Prasad.