news.nblive.in:: Water and Sanitation Cell of Uttar Dinajpur Zilla Parishad organized Mini Marathon and Walkathon today as a part of the campaigning of Nirmal Uttar Dinajpur District.
Route for Mini Marathon was, Srikrishnapur to Islampur SDO Office and for walkathon it was Islampur Teesta More to SDO Office.
Gulam Rabbani, WB minister of state, today morning first flagged off the Women's Mini Marathon at Sri Krishnapur. Later Men's Mini Marathon also been flagged off.
According to sources, almost all the villages of Uttar Dinajpur has been declared as Nirmal Village. Objective of the Mini Marathon is to reach 100 percent Open Defeaction Free Uttar Dinajpur. This type of mass awareness programme will surely help to reach the goal, said by UD Zillaparishad Officials.
More than 500 elan and enthusiastic children, youths and veterans took part in the three events. Authorities said successfull participants will be honoured in a befitting manner.