Ranchi witnessed ‘IIFL Jito Ahimsa Run’ in the capital city of Jharkhand on Sunday morning.
The run divided into three types- 10 km,5 km, and 3 km - for males and females took place in Morahabadi- Kanke road area. It began at 6 am and ended by 8 am. It was participated by over 2500 persons, both male, and female.
Notably, Ranchi was among 65 cities in India where IIFL Jito Ahimsa Run was held simultaneously at
In Delhi, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju flagged off 'IIFL Jito Ahimsa Run' at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium by IIFL Group, one of India's largest financial services conglomerates. Its aim was to incorporate this largest run for peace and non-violence in 65 cities of the country simultaneously to create a Guinness Book of World Records.
Another feature of this run was that it was organized by the ladies' wing of Jito (Jain International Trade Organization) and IIFL besides Jito volunteers and supporters across the world.
The IIFL Jito Ahimsa Run aims at creating awareness for a better world to stop wars, and hatred and bring peace and nonviolence to our surroundings.
The run has been endorsed by many public personalities across India and aims to initiate the younger generation towards peace and nonviolence at an early age to create a future generation where war and violence will become a thing of the past.
In Ranchi, it was sponsored by several private companies including Hilltop Motors, Union Bank, and Premsons Motors.
Due to the run for peace and non-violence, traffic on roads adjacent to Ranchi college and Jawahar Nagar in Kanke road was diverted by the police.