Ludhiana: In view of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the District Administration would be organising a marathon in the city on March 31, 2019. The main aim of this marathon would be to motivate the residents, especially youth, to exercise their right to vote during the upcoming elections.
A review meeting in this regard was held, which was chaired by Sagar Setia IAS (Under Training) and Dr Poonam Preet Kaur, Assistant Commissioner (General). This marathon is being organised in collaboration with Daily World. Dr Poonam Preet Kaur informed that the main aim of this marathon would be to motivate the residents to exercise their right to vote and also to educate them about the importance of voting. She said that this marathon would be distributed into two parts- 5 kilometer and 10 kilometer (both boys & girls).
Sagar Setia informed that more than 2,000 residents are expected to participate in this marathon. He said that the participants of this marathon would be given t-shirts and the first three winners would be awarded with medals and the first five winners would be awarded with cash prizes.
Poonam Preet Kaur urged the residents to participate in this marathon in large numbers. She said that interested persons can get themselves registered for participating in this marathon by visiting the office of District Sports Officer (DSO) in Guru Nanak Stadium, here, from 10 am to 5 pm on any working day.
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