Mini-marathon to save Loktak

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IMPHAL, June 16: The Loktak Development Authority (LDA) in collaboration with the Loktak Brigade is organizing a seminar on conserving and managing Loktak Lake on June 22 at the INA Museum Hall, Moirang starting from 9 am.

A statement issued by the LDA stated that the seminar is a part of the overall campaign to generate awareness among the inhabitants in and around the Loktak Lake.

As a prelude to the seminar, a mini marathon on the theme “Run for Loktak” will also be conducted on June 21.

It further said that the run will commence simultaneously for both men and women at 8 am. The men’s category will run from Bishnupur while the women’s category will run from Ningthoukhong to INA museum.

If informed that the event is open to all in the age group of 15 to 35. for men’s category the prize will be Rs. 10,000 for first, Rs. 6000 for second and Rs. 4000 for second and for women’s category Rs. 5000, Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2000 for first three winners. Besides, the mini-marathon will have a consolation prize of 500 each from 4th to 10 position.

Registration forms will be available from army post of Gothal, Ningthoukhong and Sendra, it added.

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