“Fit India Freedom Run” would be organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports from 15th August to 02nd October 2020. The ministry is organising “Fit India Freedom Run” to mark the 74th Independence Day of India on August 15 to 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2. This would be the largest country-wide run, targeted to encourage fitness among the masses while following the COVID-19 protocols.
Government of India has decided to encourage participants of the event to run at their own pace – anywhere and at any time of their convenience in order to keep up with the current pandemic situation and social distancing norms. The participants can track the total distance covered by using a Global Positioning System (GPS) watch or manually.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports: Kiren Rijiju.