The District Administration, Zilla Panchayat (ZP), the Department of Youth Empowerment and Sports (DYES), in association with Manav Trust, had on Sunday organised a 5-km run to remember late actor Dr. Puneeth Rajkumar and to mark Labour Day with an awareness theme ‘Go Green, Go Clean.’
Hundreds of people took part in the run, which was flagged off by MLC C.N. Manjegowda from Chamundi Vihar Stadium. It passed through SP Office, Hardinge Circle, Kote Anjaneyaswamy Temple, New Sayyaji Rao Road, Kote Maramma Temple, Bengaluru-Nilgiri Road, Police Commissioner’s Office, Nazarbad Circle and culminated at the starting point.
Speaking on the occasion, the MLC said that sports is gaining a lot of prominence these days and both the State and Central Governments are offering respectable jobs for sports persons.
Karnataka Exhibition Authority (KEA) Chairman Hemanth Kumar Gowda, Corporator M.S. Shobha, Koorgalli Gram Panchyat (GP) former President K. Nagaratna, former ZP Member Chandrika Suresh, Ln. Nagaraj V. Bairy, DYES Assistant Director K. Suresh, Trust Vice-President Vivek, Secretary Ujwal, Assistant Secretary Sachin and others were present.