|Tirap Conducts Run For Unity On Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
Along with rest of the country – in Tirap District Run for Unity – a mini marathon was conducted under the aegis of District Sports Authority in collaboration with District Administration, Khonsa to commemorate the143rd Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on 31st October, 2018.
While flagging off the mini marathon run for peace Tirap Deputy Commissioner P.N. Thungon said that the Run for Unity is organized to encourage Indians to run in tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Sardar Patel worked hard to get more than 550 princely states together to make India one. It’s only right that we remember him today.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was also known as first Deputy Prime Minister of India.
Participating in the Run for Unity, Tirap Superintendent of Police Jitendra Kumar Meena, IPS said that it’s only fair to remember Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who worked hard to make India one post independence during “Post our freedom movement, the SP recalled the very strong quote of Sardar Patel “there is something unique in this soil, which despite many obstacle has always remained the abode of great souls”.
Earlier, Pledge of “Run for Unity” was administered by Tirap DC P.N. Thungon to mark the 143rd Birth Anniversary of Sardar Patel.
Trophies with certificates to the winners of the event for Men category was given away by the Deputy Commissioner P.N. Thungon and Tirap SP J.K Meena gave away to the winners of Women category.
Men category : 1st Wanglo Wangsa.
2nd Ashish Kumar and 3rd Wangtei Losu.
Women category : 1st Nyiniam Aboh
2nd Chumto Noksak and 3rd Pheli Wangpan.
The run for unity event concluded with vote of thanks from DSO(Sports) Noah Mongku.