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Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army conducts Run for Fun and Walkathon in Budgam Marathon
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Jammu and Kashmir: Indian Army conducts Run for Fun and Walkathon in Budgam

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 26 Oct 2020, 07:40 pm

Srinagar: The Indian Army on Sunday hosted Run for Fun and Walkathon at the Old Air Field Military Station in Budgam district with an aim to keep the youth of the region fit.

The event was themed ‘Youngistan Dil Se Bhag’.

The event was participated by  210 boys and girls between the ages of 14 and 18.

Brigadier Tarun Narula, Commander 619 (Independent) Air Defence Brigade, said the youngsters were excited to participate in the event and they will continue to organise such events.

“In Budgam district, we gathered youngsters from several schools and organised marathon and walkathon. And this was organised inside the Army area so that the youth can see what the Army in Kashmir is doing for their betterment. This is a big motivation for them. When I addressed the youth, they were full of enthusiasm,” Narula told ANI.