On 09th Nov 2020, Shri G S Malik, IPS, IG, BSF Gujarat Frontier flagged off a 21
Kms Half Marathon under “FIT INDIA MOVEMENT” programme of Govt. of India. Officers and all ranks of FTR HQ Gujarat, Gandhinagar participated in the 21 Kms Half Marathon from BSF Campus Gandhinagar to Air Force Chowk Palaj, IIT Gandhinagar and back from same route to BSF Campus Gandhinagar.
“Fit India Movement‟ started from 29
th Aug‟20 to mark the birth anniversary of Major Dhyanchand. Major Dhyanchand was one of the finest sports person of India and represented the country in hockey and brought laurels world over. He is known as “Wizard of Hockey” for his superb ball control and field skills in the game of “Hockey”.
FIT INDIA MOVEMENT is a nation-wide campaign launched by Govt of India to
encourage people to remain fit and healthy by including physical activities and sports in their everyday lives. BSF Gujarat Frontier has also planned series of events to support this initiative of Govt of India. Earlier, 5 Kms FIT INDIA FREEDOM RUN, 20 km Cycle Rally, 05 Kms Walk, Badminton tournament and 04 km Run for Fun were also organised at all BSF locations in Gujarat as part of this programme.