AIZAWL, July 29 - Golden jubilee celebrations of All India Radio (AIR) Aizawl Station began here today with Mizoram Health Minister Lal Thanzara flagging off a walkathon from the AIR station.
The walkathon was flagged off after Lal Thanzara handed over Rs 1.4 lakh donation to the Director of the Mizoram State Cancer Institute.
The donation meant for assistance to cancer patients was collected by the AIR Aizawl station employees.
The main celebration function would be held at Vanapa Hall here tomorrow.
AIR Aizawl station was established on July 31, 1966 during the height of insurgency triggered by the erstwhile underground Mizo National Front (MNF) declaring independence from the Indian Union on March 1, 1966. � PTI