Need to make marathon culture and popular event in India: Rijiju
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New Delhi [India], March 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju on Sunday said that the country needs to make marathon a culture ...
Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports

and a popular event in the country.

Rijiju's remarks came as he was attending the New Delhi Marathon 2021 on Sunday and he also conferred awards to the winners along with BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi.

"The New Delhi Marathon was conducted successfully. It has proven that away from the pandemic situation All the marathon runners, expressed satisfaction with the arrangement. This shows it was well arranged. The bigger point is how we make the marathon a culture and make it a popular event in India. Marathon, mini-marathon, half marathon, and full marathon- these events can be organised in different structures from the grassroots level in rural areas, villages, towns, and cities like Delhi," Rijiju told reporters here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

"Marathon is very exciting.…
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