| From a Correspondent |
JAIRAMPUR, Oct 8: Responding to the clarion call made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a fit India, the 13th Assam Rifles has organised a semi marathon with the theme ‘Run for Fit India’ here at the battalion headquarter.
The event was flagged off by local MLA Laisam Simai in presence of the 13 AR Commandant and ADC SS Choudhury. Simai also participated in the semi marathon along with 300 other participants who belonged to 13 AR, 171 CRPF Coy, Jairampur town and nearby villages.
On the sideline of the event, the legislator explained the importance of good health and encouraged everyone to keep fit by involving in various physical activities like sports.
The event was to promote Fit India movement as well to inculcate the habit of physical activity amongst the rank and families of the unit, informed the Adjutant of the Assam Rifles.