awareness rally was conducted jointly by NCC cadets and Sonata Foundation.
The rally comprising NCC cadets and Sonata Foundation members commenced
from Kolkata and reached New Delhi. It was flagged off by Governor of West
Bengal, Mr Viren J Shah. The rally passed through the states of Jharkhand,
Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Chandigarh
and Haryana. Carrying AIDS awareness banners, the rally conducted
roadshows, dramas and songs enroute. Apart from generating awareness on
AIDS and promoting the need for an AIDS-free society, the rally aimed to
recognise HIV positives as an integral part of the society.
unique rally covering a distance of 2,300 kms conducted roadshows and
street plays at Nizamuddin Railway Station, Okhla and other parts of the
capital city. The rally was flagged in by Minister of Health and Family
Planning, Delhi State, Dr AK Walia.
input : Lt
Col Y S Chauhan