The Telangana Run took place on Monday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Telangana State. Many young people from the city participated in the event. The runs started from Dr. BR Ambedkar statue ground on Necklace Road and were attended by State Ministers, City Mayor, MLA, State Chief Secretary, and DGP. Famous sportsmen, singers, and movie actress were also present.
Over 4000 runners took part in this event which showcased Telangana culture, including Bonalu, Bathukamma, police cavalry, drums, and other dances. The 2K and 5K runs were flagged off by several state ministers and officials. Home Minister Mahmood Ali praised the Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao and stated that Telangana has become the number one state in the country with many welfare programs and development works.
State Youth and Culture Minister V. Srinivas Goud said that Telangana is leading the way in IT industrial fields, and the youth should take ownership in implementing development welfare programs. Mayor Gadwal Vijaya Lakshmi said that it is a matter of pride to organize the Telangana Run inspired by the largest statue of Ambedkar in the country.
DGP Anjani Kumar said that Telangana state is the safest city as well as the healthiest one in the country. He also mentioned that the Telangana Run in the background of Dr. BR Ambedkar’s statue and the wonderful building Telangana Secretariat is a wonderful sight.
Sportsperson Esha Singh and movie actress Srileela also spoke in this program. Many senior IAS and IPS officers and high officials of various departments participated in this program.