On the morning of 17th September 2019, the Lady Shri Ram College for Women saw an enormous participation of 800 students, who took part in the 17th annual run on Friday.The event was organised as a contribution to the Climate Change Week, inaugurated by Mr. Kiren Rijiju, Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports, as the chief guest.
“I did not expect such a huge turnout so early in the morning in Delhi. I am very encouraged to see this participation. It is a great cause for which you are running. A college such as LSR must be the forefront of all such campaigns.” Rijiju told Times of India.
In his speech, he also encouraged the students by highlighting the importance of fitness in our day-to-day lives and the Fit India Movement.
This year’s theme for the run was ‘Climate Change and Sustainable Development’, enlightening the students with the imperative need to take strong measures amidst the climate change crisis.