Charity run held in aid of Bandana Subba

ISABELLA GURUNG  GANGTOK,: Ultramarthoner Amar Subba, dubbed ‘marathon man of Sikkim’, spearheaded a charity run in aid of Bandana Subba, a 21-year-old student from Nar Bahadur Bhandari Degree College, Gangtok who is currently admitted at AIIMS, New
Mon, May 6, 2019

ISABELLA GURUNG

GANGTOK,: Ultramarthoner Amar Subba, dubbed ‘marathon man of Sikkim’, spearheaded a charity run in aid of Bandana Subba, a 21-year-old student from Nar Bahadur Bhandari Degree College, Gangtok who is currently admitted at AIIMS, New Delhi due to leukaemia.
The run was flagged off from Singtam and flagged in at MG Marg here today.
During the charity run, Subba was accompanied by 23 runners from all walks of life. The list included footballers Sanju Pradhan, Bikash Jairu, Nim Tshering Lepcha and Lokendra Gurung, Mr Sikkim 2019 Bishal Chettri, former Mr Sikkim Arun Gurung, female runners Lhamu Sherpa and Pempa Bhutia and seven-year-old Chuzong Lepcha, and others.
Following the marathon, an event was organised at MG Marg by Sikkim Limboo Youth Association and supported by Press Club of Sikkim.
Subba thanked his fellow runners for their support, students from various colleges and the Police department, and everyone for donating money in aid of Bandana. “Everyone has already been supporting the cause since the beginning. Events like these send a good message to the society. Keep supporting such causes,” he said.
The chief guest of the event was social worker Kiran Rasaily and the special guest was Gangtok mayor Shakti Singh Chaudhary.
During the event, Marwari Yuva Manch (Prerna Branch) contributed Rs. 11,000 and IPR staff Hangma Subba (on behalf of the staff from the IPR department) presented Rs. 8,000.
The amount collected will be handed over the family of Bandana.

 


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