Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organises 5 km marathon 'Run for Life' with theme of 'lifestyle for Environment'
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With the theme of 'lifestyle for Environment', 5 km marathon 'Run for Life' was organised by the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu on 21 January.
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Hundreds of college going students, human trafficking survivors, sportspersons, doctors and children participated in the marathon to promote running as a healthy lifestyle.
On the occasion of Amrit Mahotsav celebrations of Independence in Nepal, Indian Ambassador Naveen Srivastava emphasised on adopting a healthy lifestyle.
The Run for Life Marathon celebrates the diplomatic relations between India and Nepal as well as 75 years of India's independence.
The marathon started from Pashupatinath temple complex and covered 5 km back to Pashupatinath in a duration of one hour.
The Marathon winner was awarded a gold medal after completion of the marathon.
The Embassy of India in Kathmandu also organised a music concert 'Sangeet Sukoon'.
The event was attended by Prime Minister of Nepal Pushpa Kamal Dahal, and former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
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