Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations; Police organises Mini-Marathon in Handwara

September 11:`As part of ongoing country wide celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Police in Handwara organized a mini-marathon in which students of various schools, local youth and Police personnel also participated.

The marathon was started from GDC Handwara passing through Chotipora, Kohru and culminated at Main Market Langate. The marathon was categorized into three age groups viz below18, 19-25 and 25-40 years. The event was organized to celebrate the completion of 75 years of India's freedom by giving boost to the sports activities channelizing youth energy in positive manner and to re-affirm the inherent strength of our nation to withstand any threat to the unity and sovereignty.

On the conclusion of the event Handwara Police congratulated the winners and distributed the prizes among the 1st, 2nd and 3rd of all the age groups respectively. Raquib Hassan, Faisal Ahmad and Mushtaq Ahmad got first position in their age groups, Amir Reyaz, Faisal Khaja and Mohd Arif got 2nd position and Inamul Haq, Amir Sohail and Irshad Ahmad got 3rd positions in the mini Marathon.

While interacting with the participants, SP Handwara thanked them for participation and asked them to participate in such sports events in future which can help them to channelize their potential. He also said that Police always tries to organize such sports events so that the talent of the youth can be showcased. ```