Page 9 - NamamiGange 9th edition NewsLetter
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GA RUN-2019                                                       Public Awareness

on International Women s Day

Glimpses from the Great Ganga Run

prominent participation was from Banaras Hindu University,
Government Girls Degree College, Mahila Maha Vidayalaya,
Sunbeam, DPS Varanasi etc and the Government aided schools
in adjoining areas were encouraged to participate. As a result,
there were over 2500 students from the Govt aided schools.
Participants also included working women, women from other
cities, a large number of house wives etc.

Large number of NGOs, self-help groups joined voluntarily and
Rotary Club in Varanasi not only volunteered but also sponsored
the post run refreshments. Amongst other volunteers were NSS
students, Ganga Mitras, Ganga Prahari and Ganga Task Force.
Volunteers were utilized for conduct of the event.

Students and participants also carried Ganga theme banners like
'Clean Ganga' during their Run and was very impactful. The
Ganga Anthem was played during the entire event which was
very motivating. The participants also attended the Hon'ble PM's
address after the Run at the Auditorium adjacent to the Stadium.

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