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Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organises ‘Run for LiFE’ marathon to commemorate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

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Jan 21, 2023 16:58 IST

Kathmandu [Nepal]January 21 (ANI): On Saturday, the Indian Embassy in Kathmandu organized a 5km marathon titled “Run for LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment)”, the consulate informed through a press release.

The Run for LiFE, held on the premises of the Pashupatinath Temple, was an ongoing “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav‘.Marathon flagged by Nepal Minister of Culturetourism, civil aviation, Sudan Kiranti Ambassador of India to Nepal. Naveen Srivastava.
The event was attended by 1,000 people including popular Nepalese actor Pradeep Kadka, mountaineers Purnima Shrestha and Kalpana Maharjan, and Nepalese ‘Iron Man’ Alok Khatri, among other personalities. I notified the hotel.

Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment) was launched in October 2022 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Statue of Unity in Gujarat in the presence of the UN Secretary General. Antonio Guterres October 2022.
The winners of both the men’s and women’s categories were awarded LiFE medals by Minister Kiranthi and Ambassador Srivastava, according to the release.

Made from recycled metals and small factories, these medals highlight the neighboring countries’ commitment to a ‘lifestyle for the environment’. The plants awarded to marathon winners are intended to encourage collective action and contributions from individuals, families and communities in the fight against climate change, according to a press release.
Ambassador Indin expressed confidence that the people of both countries will work towards protecting the planet through a greener lifestyle.
Earlier on Friday, the Indian Embassy held a music concert named ‘Sangeet Sukhoon’, which was performed by the Indian band ‘Carnatic 2.0’ and the Nepalese band ‘Ktumba’.
The event, which marks the 75th anniversary of India’s independence and the 74th Republic Day, included Nepal’s Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal aka ‘Prachanda’, former Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, Madhav Kumar Nepal, Dr. Mahansa Thakur and Rajendra Mahat.
According to an official statement from the embassy in connection with the event, Nepal’s Foreign Minister Vimala Rai Paudial, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Supply Damodar Bhandari and the country’s Army Chief of Staff General Prabhu Ram Sharma were among the senior officials. I was inEvent
‘Carnatic 2.0’ performed a modern mix of traditional Carnatic raga and retro Bollywood tunes during their performance at the event, while ‘Kutumba’ explored the depth of Nepal’s indigenous music through its performances. I introduced the The two bands also performed an unplugged section together, recreating the Nepali folk song “Taal ko pani machi le khani”.
‘Carnatic 2.0’ is an experimental Indian band that fuses various ragas of Carnatic music with western elements. Kutumba is a folk instrument ensemble dedicated to researching, preserving and celebrating the diversity of Nepalese indigenous music. (Ani)



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