GUWAHATI, Feb 25 - Tata Institute of Social Sciences organised a walkathon to achieve a �Pedestrian-friendly Guwahati� on Sunday.
The event, conducted in collaboration with Earthful Foundation and Voice of Environment, began from 7 am from the Gauhati University campus. It started from the GU main gate near Sundarbari via the Assam Engineering College Road and then headed towards Tetelia Road, finally reaching the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati.
Walkathon-2019 was open to all citizens of Guwahati regardless of their age. Registered participants completing the walk will receive certificates from the organisers on February 27 at TISS, a press release said.
The event, led by TISS team coordinator Meenakshi Menon, volunteers and students, also had representations from partner organisations such as Moharana Choudhury and Bhaskar Hazarika from Voice of Environment.
The objective of the campaign was to ensure a pedestrian-friendly Guwahati, and to generate awareness on the need for a pedestrian-friendly Guwahati and the rights of the pedestrians as road-users.