Maharashtra Governor flags off Mumbai Marathon

Lyricist Gulzar among 60000 participants

Mumbai  (| Maharashtra Governor Ramesh Bais today flagged off the Tata Mumbai Marathon Elite Race from opposite the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai. The Governor also flagged off the Champions with Disabilities Race, a race for the Divyang persons, and the Senior Citizens’ Run on the occasion. Lyricist Gulzar participated in the senior citizen’s run on the occasion.

Maharashtra’s Ministers Chhagan Bhujbal and Deepak Kesarkar were present. Legislator Ashish Shelar, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Western Naval Command Vice Admiral Sanjay Singh, GOC in C, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa area Maj Gen H S Kahlon, Municipal Commissioner I S Chahal, organisers of the event Vivek Singh and officials were present. According to the organizers, 60000 persons are participating in this year’s Marathon.