TEZPUR, Aug 11:To commemorate the 73nd Independence Day celebrations, Tezpur based Gajraj Corps organised a mini marathon run with an endeavour to foster the spirit of peace, unity and fitness as well as civil-military bonhomie for the local populace on Sunday.
The event saw a colossal participation of around 2100 participants including 350 serving defence personnel from all places in and around Tezpur. In a glittering ceremony, the race was flagged off by Lt Gen Manoj Pande, GOC 4 Corps in the presence of a number of civil dignitaries at local Polo & Football ground.
The event proved to be a befitting tribute to the freedom fighters and martyrs with participation from all ages and groups. At the end, a prize distribution ceremony was also held for the winners of both open male and female categories.