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Marathon Universal Brotherhood Day at Kangra

11/09/2017 09:00

Vivekananda Kendra Kangra branch  is organizing  ‘Universal Brotherhood Marathon’ on September 11, 2017 at Kangra  in connection with Universal Brotherhood Day, as its annual feature, to commemorate the historical Speech delivered by Swami Vivekananda on September 11, 1893 at world religious conference at Chicago in USA.

The Universal Brotherhood Marathon will start at 9.00 am from Tehsil Chowk in the town and move via Kangra Bypass and will culminate at Dr. RPGMC Tanda.  The marathon is likely to be flagged off by  Hon’ble  Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare  Mr.J.P.Nadda. 

Every Participant will be given a free T Shirt carrying Swami Vivekananda’s picture and his message ‘Arise Awake and stop not till the goal is reached’. The students and the staff is supposed to reach Tehsil Chowk at 7.30 am  on September 11, 2017 to collect their T Shirts.. 

The participants of the marathon will be received by dignitaries at DRPGMC Tanda .. After the marathon a one hour Universal Brotherhood day celebration program will be held in the auditorium of the Medical College at 10.00 am which will be attended by luminaries, intellectuals besides large number of youths. Hon’ble Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mr. J. P .Nadda.  is likely to grace the occasion as Chief Guest and bless the audience on this occasion.  The function will be presided over by Swami Ji of Chinmayanand  Mission  and  Joint Secretary of Vivekananda Kendra Kanaya Kumari will   also grace the occasion. 

Prizes will be distributed among the winners of the Marathon .and  a freedom fighter of INA would be honoured on the occasion, as per the  past practice of Kendra to high light their contribution for India’s freedom struggle before the young generation.