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Kargil to Kohima (K2K) “Glory Run”

Current context: Kargil to Kohima (K2K) Ultra-Marathon- “Glory Run” was flagged off on 21st September 2019.
Kargil to Kohima (K2K) “Glory Run”
  • The Glory run is organised to commemorate 20th year of Kargil Victory.
  • The K2K glory run is undertaken by the Indian Air Force from Kargil War Memorial, Drass (J&K) to Kohima War Cemetery, Kohima (Nagaland).
  • Kohima and Kargil are the two forward most outposts of India in the East and in the North where two of the fiercest battles were fought in 1944 and 1999 respectively.
  • K2K – Glory Run which is commenced on 21st September will culminate on 6th November 2019.
  • A team of 25 IAF members will cover a distance of 4500 Km in 45 days by running an average of 100 Km per day.
  • The aim of the expedition is to 1) promote awareness for Pedestrian Safety 2) To promote Fit India Movement 3)To pay tribute to the brave hearts who have made the supreme sacrifice for our motherland.
  • The expedition is led by Squadron Leader Suresh Razdan, a Su-30 aircraft pilot.

Question: 

Q.1 The “Glory Run” was organised recently in concern of?
a. Sino-Indian War
b. Kargil War
c. First Battle of Panipat
d. Partition of British India
Kargil to Kohima (K2K) “Glory Run” Kargil to Kohima (K2K) “Glory Run” Reviewed by Neha Verma on September 22, 2019 Rating: 5

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