Hari Krishna Exports hosts Kisna Diamond Marathon in Mumbai
Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. India’s leading manufacturer of cut and polished diamonds hosted a marathon on 6th January 2019 at BKC, Bandra (East) in Mumbai. The aim of this event was to promote the noble cause of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. With its 4th edition of marathon, the company successfully registered 5,500 runners. Ajit Pal Nandal, former hockey player of India and Ashish Heliwal Add. Commissioner, Income Tax, flagged off the race.
The chief guests present at the marathon wereKirit Somaiya, Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha, North East Mumbai; Girish Agarwal, Director of Divya Bhaskar Group (D.B. Corp Ltd.).
Hari Krishna Exports is the sole company in the diamond industry to host a marathon every year in order to encourage the cause ‘Swachh BharatAbhiyan’ and the collected amount will be utilised for this cause. The organisation has already placed bins and sign boards to create awareness about ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’amongst masses.
The organisation has also managed practice sessions for the runners thrice a week to boost running amongst employees and participants. The marathon also witnessed great participation from the diamond industry. Winners of the marathon were entitled with exciting prizes ranging from jewellery pieces, to bicycle and sportswear.
Ghanshyam Dholakia, Founder and Managing Director, Hari Krishna Group, said, “We at Hari Krishna always believe in healthy lifestyle. With Kisna Diamond Marathon, we always aim to encourage fitness and the noble cause of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’amongst employees and masses. We were delighted to host a marathon where we witnessed massive participation, the spirit and enthusiasm amongst the participants was amazing and with the coming edition in 2020, we aim to target 10,000 runners for the marathon.”
Savji Dholakia, Founder and Chairman, Hari Krishna Group, said. “Sports and fitness is a way of life at Hari Krishna Group. It is heartening to know that Kisna Diamond Marathon has been witnessing a growing number of participants each year and this year too, we saw active participation from the citizens of Mumbai.”