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Somnath / Ahmedabad, 30 March: With the pledge to maintain the unity of the country with the idea of ‘Sankalp se Siddhi’, Gir-Somnath runner Ghanshyam Sudani kicked off a 21-day marathon from Somnath to Ayodhya Ram Mandir on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, dignitaries, including Somnath Temple Trust general manager Vijay Singh Chavda, greeted the young runner Ghanshyam Sudani and flagged him off.
Earlier, the runner Sudani offered prayers at the Somnath temple. Sudani’s run will be from Somnath to Ayodhya Ram temple. The purpose of this marathon is to create awareness among people to maintain unity and integrity throughout the country along with construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya.
It is noteworthy that Ghanshyam Sudani is from a peasant family resident of Pipalwa village in Khambha tehsil of Amreli district. He is called Dudh Singh of Gujarat.
However, this run of Ghanshyam Sudani, covering a distance of about 1,800 kilometers, will end in 21 days on April 21, on the day of Ramnavami at Ram Janmabhoomi Temple, Ayodhya.
During this, a team of 18 people, including doctors, will remain with Sudani for 21 days. For this, Sudani will run about 90 km every day. This is the same Ghanshyam Sudani, who ran 72 km continuously with the message of Fit India on the last 72nd Republic Day.
Ghanshyam Sudani has won many races so far. He has settled in Ahmedabad for the last three years. Ghanshyam Sudani’s dream is to become an international runner. For this, he runs for four to five hours every morning.