Gangtok, 03 Oct:
FIT INDIA Plogging Run was organized by Department of Sports & Youth Affairs at Block Level at all respective Block Administrative Centers (BAC); District Level at three districts Mangan, Gyalshing, Namchi and State Level at Gangtok on 02 Oct to commemorate the 150th Birth Anniversary Mahatma Gandhi.
A press release informs that Minister Sports & Youth Affairs, KungaNima Lepcha flagged off theState Level 2 KM Run from Paljor Stadium.
Secretary Sports & Youth Affairs Department, KuberBhandari, Director, Additional Director and other officers were present during the programme.
The theme of the Programme was “Picking up Litters is good for Country’s Health; Running & Jogging is good for Your Health”.
More than 250 participants including officers, staff of Sports & Youth Affairs, students from different schools in and around Gangtok, NSS volunteers, students from State Sports Academy, members and players from different Sports Associations participated at Gangtok.
On the other hand, thousands of people from all walks of life participated in the FIT INIDA Flogging Run held in the other three Districts and all Blocks Administrative Centres.