In a joyful and patriotic atmosphere, a ‘Run for Unity’ was conducted at Airmen Training School Belagavi in the early hours on 31st October to mark the National Unity Day’ and as a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations. Air Cmde SD Mukul, Air Officer Commanding, Airmen Training School Belagavi flagged off the run.
More than 100 air warriors from different age groups along with ladies and children participated in the 7.5 kms ‘Mini Marathon’ with full josh and enthusiasm conveying messages of unity & oneness of the country and importance of keeping themselves and their family fit and healthy always. During the Run, the participants both old and young displayed high spirit of togetherness, never giving up attitude and feelings of nationalism.
Every year is celebrated as National Unity Day in remembrance of late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India. This year, it marks a special year when the nation is celebrating 75 years of its Independence as ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav’.
The Air Officer Commanding gave away prizes to the winners & congratulated all the participants and the organising committee for making the marathon a grand success. In his concluding address he said that freedom of our country is a precious gift of our freedom fighters and the ‘Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav celebration is an honour to our freedom fighters and freedom movement.