" --IANS"
Agartala, April 16 - Marathoner Samir Singh along with three others are on a tour to northeastern states of the country to spread the message of brotherhood, peace and unity, a BSF official said here on Monday.

Singh along with a Kenyan national and two other Marathoners reached Tripura on April 14 and left for Mizoram on Monday en-route to other northeastern states, the officer said.

The Marathon is sponsored under the aegis of Bharat ke Veer programme and was earlier flagged-off by the BSF Director General K.K. Sharma from Wagha Border in Punjab on December 1 last year.

The Marathoners in 134 days toured 13,400 km covering the states of Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal and Assam.

--IANS

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