Imphal, Sept 04:
As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav was conducted today, September 4, 2021, by Nehru Yuva Kendra Thoubal in collaboration with District Administration, from Khongjom War Memorial Complex till Lamding Model Hr Sec School.
Over 100 Youths of Thoubal district were flagged off from Khongjom War Memorial at 7:30 am by Hasina Begum, Adhyaksha Thoubal ZIlla Parishad, Rangnamei Rang Peter IAS, Deputy Commissioner Thoubal explained the aims and objectives of the Fit India Freedom Run- to give the message of Fit India Movement ie keeping ourselves and society fit on the 75th anniversary year of India’s Independence and to highlight the stories of the Freedom Struggle and he also led a FitIndia Freedom Run Pledge with the gathering.
The program was also attended by Dr Y Nokul, ChiefMedical Officer Thoubal, Nungsijao, District Youth Affairs & Sports Officer Thoubal, Ch Basanta Singh, District Program Manager, NHM, DHS Thoubal and Sachidananda, Addl SP Thoubal also attended the Freedom Run and oversaw the modalities of the Freedom Run. The dignitaries were welcomed and presented memorabilia by NYK Thoubal District Youth Officer, Michael Mate. All participants were presented a t-shirt each before the run and given refreshments after the run. NYK Thoubal had also organised 75 village-level Fit India Freedom Runs in Thoubal District from August 13, 2021- to September 4, 2021. Freedom runs are also organised today in Tamenglong, Kangpokpi, Ukhrul, Tengnoupal districts by NYKS Manipur.
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Govt. of India as part of celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav-India@75 has been organizing Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 -75 districts throughout the country every weekend for a total of 744 districts between 13th Aug to October 2, 2021. This year Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 was virtually launched nationwide by Minister of State, Youth Affairs & Sports, Anurag Thakur on August 13, 2021. Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan has taken pro-active role in mobilising youths to participate in Fit India Freedom Run
At Chandel, Nehru Yuva Kendra Chandel in collaboration with District Administration Tengnoupal organized Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav- Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 on today morning to spread the important message of fitness and good health.
Tengnoupal Deputy Commissioner Praveen Singh, IAS flag off the run from DC office to Gabby’s Café Tengnoupal, Ng. Rameson Monsang, District Youth Officer, NYK Chandel, Salim peter Field Response Officer National Helpline for Senior citizens and Th. Henry, a Former Chennai City Player also participated in the Fit India Run to encourage the youths who participated in the movement.
Deputy Commissioner Praveen Singh stressed that youths should be more conscious of the fitness and health of their body as they should not be over-influenced by the technological devices we are using today. We should maintain a balance between the technology impact on our life with proper fitness measures so that we are not a burden to the community and society. Our fitness will be a blessing to the well-being of our society.
Around 85 enthusiastic members including youths of affiliated youth clubs under NYK Chandel/Tengnoupal took fit India Freedom Run simultaneously at their respective villages.