Gulbarga Marathon Hundreds of people run to show create awareness for Gulbarga’s Cleanliness


Gulbarga: Swaccha Survekshan Team will be visiting the city to conduct a survey of cleanliness, to gear up for the occasion the Gulbarga Mahanagara Palike KMP Held a Marathon entitled “Run for Clean and Green Gulbarga’ to create awareness among the public. regarding the Door to door collections, open defecation and etc

The Marathon started on Sunday at 7.30 am , it began from Jagath Circle to SVP Circle. it ended with a program held at Town Hall where all the participants were provided food. A human chain of Paura-karmiks was also formed on the occasion.


It was First big assignment for many new recruits of the Gulbarga Mahanagar Palike. The marathon was supervised by Palike’s environment engineers and health inspectors. with new recruits playing a important role. The result must jhave left the Senior bureaucrats happy enough for their newly recruited engineers and FDC’s.

The inauguration was done by District In-charge Minister Dr Sharanprakash Patil. He was accompanied by  South BJP MLA, Hon’ble Mayor of Gulbarga Mr Syed Ahmed, Mr Sunil Kumar IAS City Corporation Commissioner, Deputy Mayor Mrs Sharnamma Apparao Bennur, Mr Huligeppa Kanakageri Health Chairman, Mrs Rafiuddin Baag Finance Chairperson, Aleem Patel Accounts Comm Chairman. Mr Raju Kapnoor Floor Leader Congress KMP, Mr Vishal Dargi Oppositioon Floor Leader KMP and Abdul Raheem Mulla , Mrs Azam Patel KMP Corporators and others.

Huge number of people gathers to show their concern towards the cleanliness and other health issues. The event was well organized and well attended and it was also well received in the social and traditional media. Some schools and Colleges officially participated in the event as sponsors and promoters.


Mr. Ahmed , Mayor Gulbarga said at this occasion that “These kinds of Events are necessary to show our resolve for a better a, clean and green Gulbarga , this marathon would spread awareness among public and encourage them to join hands with the civic body in its effort to turn Gulbarga clean and green.He appreciated the turnioutr and thanks the public who cared enough to participate in the run.

The three participants who completed the race first were given CREDAI Sponsored cash prizes of Rs. 5000, Rs. 3000 and Rs. 2000 respectively, CREDAI is a body of private real estate developers.

Sarveskhan from 17Jan, City to be Open defecation free by march: Syed Ahmed

Mayor Sayed Ahmed said “The Central Swatch Sarvekshan Team will be visiting the city from January 17 to 19. NGOs, citizens, schools and colleges have been roped into create ‘Swaccha Kalaburagi.’, We expect there complete suppoprt in this regard ”


Ban Plastic Use program held:

A programme on ‘Ban of Plastic Use’ was organised in which Pourakarmikas, NGOs and citizens were involved. As part of the programme plastic items from across the city were collected in form of a Competition. The top three collectors, First, Second and Third, were given a cash prize of ~ 10,000, ~ 7,500 and ~ 5000 respectively.

The Swaccha Survekshan Team, which will visit various wards of the city, will inspect cleanliness and give points based on which a city a can bag awards at State and Central-level. Gulbarga City under its most active mayor of Till date, is resolute to cross the top 100 barrier this year.

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