Dimapur, October 31: A unity run was organized by the Department of Youth Resources and Sports in Kohima to commemorate the Rashtriya Ekta Niwas (National Unity Day) on Wednesday. The unity run began from High School junction, Kohima and finished at Khouchiezie (Kohima local ground) covering a distance of around 3 kms.
The run was flagged off from High School Junction Kohima by T. John Longkumer, IPS, DGP, Nagaland.
The run concluded at Khouchiezie, Kohima Local Ground where Deputy Commissioner Kohima, Rajesh Soundararajan, IAS reminded that the programme was not only about the run but more importantly for fostering a sense of unity and integrity among the people.
The concluding programme ended with all the participants as well as the organizers taking the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) pledge.
Altogether around 300 people participated in the unity run which included school students, staff of Deputy Commissioner office, police officers and security personnel. Kevide Kikhu and Reena Rai from the boys and girls category respectively were the fastest to complete the run.
Dimapur Police: The office of the Commissioner of Police, Dimapur organized a departmental mini-marathon (Run for unity) on the occasion of Sardar Jayanti Day on October 31. Commissioner of Police Limasenup Jamir, IPS flagged off the event. Altogether 99 personnel from NAPTC, NPTS, 1st NAP Bn, 15 NAP (IR) and Police Commissionerate, Dimapur participated in the event.
Thongtimoba of NAPTC and R/C Moilen of NPTS won the first prizes in the male and female category. (Page News Service)