To promote fitness, the Border Security Force (BSF) Guwahati Frontier conducted 5 Km Fit India Freedom Run at Patgaon in Guwahati on Saturday under the Fit India Movement to make India a healthy nation.
The Fit India Freedom Run started from the Frontier HQ of the BSF at Patgaon and reached Rani Sajanpara road covering a distance of 5 Km under the overall supervision of Rajesh Kumar, Inspector General, BSF Guwahati Frontier, a statement issued by the BSF said.
The run was flagged off by KK Gulia, deputy inspector general (PSO) Border Security Force, Guwahati Frontier.
A total of 150 participants, including officers, subordinate officers, jawans of BSF, Composite Hospital and 1st Bn NDRF Patgaon, Guwahati by observing COVID19 protocols, joined the run.
During the programme, DIG Gulia said, “During the present scenario and lifestyle, we have forgotten our health for money but health is our real wealth. To keep ourselves fit, it is the sole responsibility of individual concerned.”
He added: “This occasion provides us an opportunity to re-affirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity and security of our country.”
Fit India Freedom Run is a unique initiative to engage people towards fitness during their homestay due to COVID 19 outbreak.
In order to create awareness amongst the masses, the Fit India Freedom Run was started from August 15, 2020 and it is going to culminate on October 2, 2020 under the aegis of the Union sports ministry.