‘Run for Sarhad’ held at Kargil

KARGIL, JUL 17: Sarhad, an NGO of Pune, in collaboration with Sewak, another NGO of Kargil; LAHDC and Kargil administration organized a Marathon, ‘Run for Sarhad’ in memory of martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the motherland during Kargil war in 1999. The Union MoS Defense, Dr Subash Bhamare was the Chief Guest on the occasion while Chairman, J&K Legislative Council was the Guest of Honour. Minister for R&B, Nayeem Akhtar; Chairman LAHDC, Kachoo Ahmed Ali Khan; GoC of 8 Mountain Division besides a number of officers from Army and civil administration were also present on the occasion. A number of locals, students besides some foreigners and specially-abled children also participated in the event. Later, prizes and certificates were distributed among the participants.