Around 150 youths participated in the ‘Mega Fit India Run’ organised by Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sport, Government of India on Saturday.
It was organised to observe the 105th birth Anniversary celebration of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhayay in Shillong. Chief Guest on the occasion was MDC Fantin Joseph Lakadong.
Speaking on the occasion, the MDC said such sports activities will help youths both physically and mentally. He encourages the participants saying winning or losing is not important but participating in such an event is more important. The awards were distributed later.
The event also coincides with the month-long celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahaotsav- India@75. The aim of the event is to encourage people to take up fitness activities in their daily lives.