Bhubaneswar: A walkathon organised by Sambad on the occasion of World Heart Day on Sunday here received rousing response from denizens of the capital city.
Awareness over ideal lifestyle for healthy heart marked the event as participants of the walkathon covered the distance between Kendriya Vidyalaya, Unit-I and Vani Vihar.
The participants, who had done prior registration for the walkathon, were greeted with gifts for their enthusiasm towards the event, which was organised by Sambad for the third time.
Monica Nayyar Patnaik, Managing Director of Sambad Group, COO and publisher Kamalakant Mohapatra, DGM (News) Arabinda Das, Amiya Kumar Panda, Principal, Kendriya Vidyalaya, Unit-I and Bhupinder Singh, Vice Principal of the school, were present on the occasion.
Ollywood actor Sabyasachi Mishra, actress Archita Sahu and athlete Srabani Nanda also graced the event and advised the gathering to adopt healthy lifestyle.
The event commenced at 6 am and continued till 8 am.