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TURA | September 27, 2020
Border Security Force (BSF) troops from the Sector Headquarter (SHQ) in Tura took part in a 'Freedom Run' under the 'Fit India Movement' as envisioned by the nation's Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.
The event today is a part of the series that was commemorated on August 15 and will continue to October 2 this year.
A total of 350 people from Dobasipara and 125 from Prahari Nagar took part in the 10-kilometre run. The event also saw the participation of the Deputy Commissioner of West Garo Hills, Ram Singh along with his wife, Pragya Singh who took part in the run, which they completed in an impressive time of 57 minutes.
Troops from the 55 BN and 75 BN from Dobasipara along with the 28 BN personnel from Prahari Nagar along with their families also took part in the freedom run today.
The freedom run was flagged off by the DC and the DIG of BSF, Surjit Singh.
"There was great enthusiasm and happiness on the faces of the participants. The benefits of the regular physical regimen were also highlighted on this occasion," said a BSF release on the event.