Sufiya Khan who is running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari reaches Thane, felicitated

Published: Jun 19, 2019, 10:48 IST | Anamika Gharat

At Korum mall, Sufiya Khan was joined by cycling and running enthusiasts and groups from across Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Thane

Sufiya Khan who is running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari reaches Thane, felicitated
Sufiya Khan

Sufiya Khan, who is running from Kashmir to Kanyakumari, with a mission to spread the message of peace, hope, humanity, equality, and oneness reached at Thane on Monday and Thane Municipal Corporation mayor felicitated her. The event was organised at Korum mall Thane and graced by Meenakshi Shinde, Mayor, Thane Municipal Corporation who felicitated Sufiya on her exemplary journey. Sufiya will attempt to cover the distance of 4000 km in 100 days, setting a new record in the process. She has already covered a distance of 2300 km in a span of 55 days before reaching Korum Mall in Thane. At Korum, she was joined by cycling and running enthusiasts and groups from across Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, and Thane.

On her mission titled 'Run for Hope-Humanity-Oneness-Peace-Equality', Sufiya Khan said, "Mahatma Gandhi and Mother Teresa are amongst the greatest apostles of peace in the world. Their work has inspired and shaped ideologies of millions in India. Taking inspiration from their journey, I ventured on this conquest to earn peace miles by running the length of our great nation. The trigger behind this initiative stemmed from how we as human beings need to rediscover our values, culture, humanity, brotherhood and most importantly respect for each other. With the objective to spread the message of peace and humanity, I initiated this run to connect with my brothers and sisters across the country and help bring positivity."

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