Srinagar: As a part Azadi ka Amrit Mahaotsav celebrating 75 years of Independence, the Jammu and Kashmir Police organised Run for Unity “Kashmir Half Marathon” to celebrate the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. The people of all walks particularly the students and youth joined the celebration.
As per the statement, ADGP SJM Gillani, flanked by other senior officers flagged off the run for various categories.
Hundreds of people from all walks of life including students, youth and children had lined up at Lake View Police Golf Course on famous Dal banks to participate in the marathon.
The statement said that Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh who was the Chief Guest at the impressive prize distribution ceremony held at Police Golf Course distributed cash prizes and trophies among the winners of different events.
IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, DIG CKR Sujit Kumar, SSP Srinagar Sandeep Choudhary, Commandants of Armed/IRP Battalions and other gazetted officers of APHQ and Kashmir Zone attended the flag off ceremony and prize distribution ceremony.
Speaking to the media fraternity, the DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir Police is regularly organising various sports events for the people of different age groups especially youth which included recently held Jashne-e-Dal and Cycle Race and other events being organised in different districts across Jammu and Kashmir.