On the eve of “Rashtrya Ekta Divas” Budgam Police organised a run “Run For Unity” which was flagged off by Shri Gowhar Ahmed-JKPS, Addl.SP Budgam. The event was organised to foster the spirit of unity and integrity of the nation among the participants and others. The event started at 0900 Hrs from Railway Station Budgam and culminated at District Police Headquarters Budgam covering a distance of about 2 Kms. More than 200 persons, students including boys and girls of different age groups participated in the event with keen enthusiasm.
During the pre flag off ceremony held at Railway Station Budgam, Adll.SP Budgam interacted with the participants and expressed that the event “Run for Unity” has been organised for the unity and integrity of the nation besides nurturing the sportsman spirit among the youth.
During closing ceremony held at District Police Headquarters Budgam, Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS, SSP Budgam flanked by ASP Budgam Shri Gowhar Ahmed-JKPS, DySP Headquarter Budgam Shri Naeam Ahmed Wani-JKPS RI DPL, SHO Police Station Budgam and other officers distributed Cash rewards, mementos and certificates among the winners and participants of the event including boys and girls category and administered Rashtriya Ekta pledge to all the participants.
In boys category,Faizan Rafiq Mir secured first position, Shamim Ahmed Doom second position, Asif Teli secured third position Shujaat Ali secured fourth, & Shakir Ahmed Malik secured fifth position, Similarly, in girls’ category, Rooh ul Fiza secured first,Bisma Bilal secured second position, Shugufta Ali secured third position Amrah Ayoub secured fourth position,& Bazila Altaf secured fifth position respectively.
A cash reward of Rs 1500/= 1000/= 500/ alongwith mementos and certificates were awarded to the first three position holders for both boys and girls category separately.In both categories, participates who achieved 4th to 5th positions were given mementos and certificates. All the participants were given caps & provided with adequate refreshment also.
SSP Budgam, during closing remarks expressed his gratitude towards the participants for joining the event and making it successful. He also threw light upon the personality of Sardar Vallabhai Patel on his 147th Birthday. He further stated the Rashtra Ekta Diwas is celebrated to spread a message that every person of district and country should contribute towards the integrity of the nation. He highlighted the importance of this day & emphasized that we should contribute to the integrity of the nation and foster patriotism & should strive hard to spread this message among all.