News18 Assam & Northeast organized a walkathon in Guwahati
March 2023: News18 Assam & Northeast, India’s leading media network, organized a walkathon on 26th March at Nehru Stadium in Guwahati, to raise awareness of gender equality and the role of technology in achieving it. The theme of the walkathon was ‘Digit ALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality’, aligning with the current theme of International Women’s Day 2023. The event began at 5 AM and had the participants walk together for three kilometers, with participants from different walks of life joining hands to promote gender equality.
The event was graced by Mrs. Angoorlata Deka, a popular actress, and politician from Assam, who thanked News18 Assam Northeast for the initiative. She also emphasized the need for everyone, regardless of gender, to work together to promote respectful equality. Another special guest was Mr. Mahadev Deka of Assam, who won the Mr. Universe 2009 title in the bantamweight category at the 2009 Musclemania Superbody world championship held in Florida from June 18-21.
As a socially responsible media network, News18 Assam & Northeast has always been committed to promoting social causes that impact society positively. The walkathon was a significant step towards promoting gender equality in the region, and News18 Assam & Northeast is proud to have organized the event. The walkathon witnessed an overwhelming response from the citizens of Guwahati, who came together to support the cause. State Bank of India (SBI); the presenting sponsor, Oil India Limited; the power sponsor, Reliance Industries Ltd, and Topcem Cement; the associate sponsors, Scordemy; education partner and Health City; the health partner, extended their support for the event.
The walkathon strongly emphasized the importance of achieving gender equality and creating a society where everyone is treated fairly and without discrimination. News18 Assam & Northeast hopes that this initiative will inspire people to come forward and support the cause of gender equality in their respective fields.