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Bhubaneswar: Like every year on World AIDS Day, the noble initiative of Odisha Television Ltd (OTV), OTV Mini-marathon, was organized today to create awareness on the virus infected diseases.
Lok Sabha MP Prasanna Patasani flagged off the marathon at KIIT stadium in Bhubaneswar. Runners from different walks of life took part in the marathon race which culminated at 7th Batalion pared ground. Ollywood stars, politicians, noted sports persons, social activists, police officials and students were found running with placards mentioning the theme of the mini-marathon- Let’s Run Towards Life.
“It’s really a praiseworthy initiative of OTV”, Police commissioner RP Sharma, who took part in the race, said.
A cultural programme was organized at the battalion ground. The participants enjoyed the programme a lot.
“I extended my hearty congratulation to the channel for its noble initiative”, a participant said.
MP Prasanna Patasani, MLA Priyadarshi Mishra, police commissioner RP Sharma addressed the gathering about the awareness on the fatal diseases.