Run for Ganga held in Allahabad

ALLAHABAD: The district management of Allahabad organised an tournament called "run for river Ganga", on Saturday.
The tournament, for making the denizens conscious about tips on how to give a contribution for keeping the river clean, was organised at the primary gate of the Company lawn on Saturday morning. Attended via massive collection of kids, kids and even some elders, the run was flagged off via the state minister for civil aviation Nand Gopal Gupta Nandi in the presence of town mayor Abhilasha Gupta.

The race additionally witnessed participation of several eminent persons of the town including Rajendra Tripathi, who is famous for his mustache dance which has additionally earned him getting his identify registered in Guinness book of global information.


Led via a gaggle of younger skaters, the individuals ran for round 6 kms, starting from the primary gate of Company lawn to Hanuman temple crossing and passing via all saint cathedral, it returned to the start line via Tashkant road.


However, at the time when massive collection of folks, including eminent personalities of the town have been busy making the event a grand good fortune, few kilometers from the venue, TOI visited the ghats of river Ganga and witnessed the grime and garbage littered throughout.


The brazen attitude of the devotees and pilgrims may well be observed via the truth that in spite of the authorities placing dustbins at several points in the huge Sangam space, folks have been observed throwing garbage, hairs, pieces disposed after puja and so forth across the bin which was empty. Same was the situation near the banks during which folks had left over garland, polythene, plastic bottles and so forth after performing their rituals.


Commenting at the sorry story of affairs, town mayor mentioned, "It is not that the authorities are not catering to the garbage and filth that is generated at Sangam area but there is lot to be done with the civic sense of the denizens who often do not use the facilities provided by us and infact this was the motive for organizing such event."
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