Jammu Tawi, November 11
Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh as Chairman Board for Development of Sports in India (BDSI) today reviewed arrangements for the 6th Jammu Marathon at a high level meeting of Civil and Police officers at civil secretariat, here this afternoon.
The Jammu Marathon is being organised by Board for Development of Sports in India (BDSI) on November 13 in which a huge number of people from all walks of life including Government functionaries, students and professionals are expected to participate. The Jammu Marathon will start from MAM Stadium and pass through the old parts of Jammu city including Bus Stand, Shakuntla Theatre, Amphalla via BC Road, CPO Chowk, Kachi Chawni, Parade, Shalamar, Indira Chowk, Dogra Chowk and will culminate at MAM stadium.
Dr Pawan Kotwal, IGP BSF, IGP CRPF, IGP J&K Police, IGP Traffic, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu Simrandeep Singh besides other senior officers of civil and police administration and representatives of BDSI were present in the meeting. The Minister asked the civil and police officers to work in
close coordination to make
the event a grand success. Choudhary Lal Singh said that this year’s ‘Jammu Marathon’ has been dedicated to brave soldiers of the country. The theme for 6th Jammu Marathon will be “Run for India! Run for Pride!!” he added. The slogan of the event will be “Hindustan Meri Jaan”. He said the entire campaign
of the event is designed to
honour our brave soldiers.
Later, the Minister also kick-started signature campaign in support of brave Indian soldiers ‘Sign up for India’ at MA Stadium in Jewel Chowk.