Bishnupur: As part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Deputy Commissioner of Bishnupur, Krishna Kumar flagged off the ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ marathon at INA Memorial Complex, Moirang Friday. A limited number of runners participated in the marathon following COVID appropriate behaviours.
Speaking on the occasion, Krishna Kumar said that Azadi Ka Amrit is celebrated all across the country and Bishnupur too joins the celebration through the ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ marathon.
Expressing that physical and mental fitness is a requisite for any achievement in life, the ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ was started in the wake of covid 19 with the concept that one can run “anywhere, anytime”, he stated.
Emphasizing on the role and potential of youths in nation building process, Shri Krishna Kumar encouraged youths to be flag bearers in continuing the legacy started by our forefathers. The Deputy Commissioner also said that many welfare and support programs implemented by the government will have a wider reach and outcome with the pro-active involvement of youth.
The ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ marathon being held today was organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra, Bishnupur under the aegis of District Administration, Bishnupur and Department of Art and Culture, Government of Manipur.