Budgam to host women's marathon on 3rd August

District Administration Budgam is going to organize a mega women marathon under the banner ‘Nai Soch’ on 3rd August.

In this regard, DDC Budgam Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar on Thursday chaired a meeting and took stock of preparations for the event. Among others present in the meeting were ADC Budgam, CPO, ACD along with other officers and officials of concerned departments.

Speaking on the occasion, DDC said, “The event will be held under the banner Nai Soch that we pledge no gender discrimination. A series of such programmes will also be held in future as well”.

Dr. Asgar instructed all the concerned departments to coordinate and cooperate with each other so as to make the event successful. Various tasks associated with the event were assigned to departments.

Around 600 female students in the age group of 14 and 25 years are expected to participate in the event. The marathon will start at 7:30 A.M. from New Bus Adda, Budgam, and after passing through Railway Station crossing via Karipora crossing, DC Office Road, will culminate at Sports Stadium Budgam, where Chief Justice of J&K High Court will preside over the concluding ceremony.