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From Valsad to Narmada, warm welcome for Milind Soman & team on way to Statue of Unity

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  • Actor-cum-fitness enthusiast Milind Soman and his team will cover 450 km in 8 days from Mumbai to Statue on Unity where he is likely to reach on August 22

Rajpipla: Preparations are on in full swing to welcome actor and fitness enthusiast Milind Soman as he runs through different districts and villages in Gujarat with his team on way to the Statue of Unity. Soman, his wife and eight other team members set out from Shivaji Park in Mumbai on August 15 on the ‘Run for Unity’. They will reach the Statue of Unity on August 22.

Prime Minster Narendra Modi had first floated the idea of a run for unity. Since then, it has been organized every year. Soman was reportedly motivated by this run to embark on another journey for the same cause.

Milind Soman and his team will cover a distance of 450 kilometres in eight days, running 50 kilometres daily. On the stretch from Valsad to Narmada, preparations have been made for a warm welcome of the team by the respective district collectors. The Narmada district administration has planned for a reception at Pratapnagar. The team will reach the Statue of Unity at 4 pm on August 22

The actor has been involved in several social causes, including Fit India and Healthy India and promotes the message of fitness across the country.

 

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