Utkal Galleria holds Walkathon under Hunger Free Odisha Initiative

Bhubaneswar : Joining hands to eradicate hunger from the State, Utkal Galleria, one of the largest malls of Odisha along with So Am I (SAI) Foundation Trust and the Rotary International Dist 3262, organized a 5 KM marathon – UNITY Walkathon under the Hunger Free Odisha Initiative on the occasion of 71st Republic Day. As many as 500 people participated in the non competitive marathon. Ollywood actress, Archita Sahu flagged off the marathon where as Former PAG & Hon’ble MP Dr. Amar Pattnaik hosted the national flag in the presence of Directors of Utkal Galleria Sahrad Baid, Amit Baid and Pirnima Baid Founder SAI, Pinaki Mohanty, Co- Founder SAI, Chidatmika Khatua, Rotarian Jayashree Mohanty, Pravudatta Subudhi and Suvendu Parida.
Speaking on the occasion, Former PAG & Hon’ble MP Dr. Amar Pattnaik said, “On Republic day our constitution had come into force which promised right to equality which has still remained a challenge for our country. Today on this auspicious occasion I would like everyone to take oath to eradicate the inequality from the society, inequality in caste, religion, gender and even in status. We all have the right to food and let’s make it possible through Hunger Free Odisha Initiative.”
Expressing her gratitude on the occasion, Mrs. Purnima Baid said, “Utkal Galleria and So AM I have taken this initiative keeping in mind the under privileged who go to sleep without having food. Through this walkathon we look forward to aware and encourage more and more people to be a part of this initiative and held making Odisha, a hunger free state.”
Speaking on the occasion Ollywood actress, Archita Sahu said, “It make me feel proud to be a part of this initiative. In Odisha there are lacks of people who do not get food 3 times a day and I appreciate the initiative by Utkal Galleria which has thought of providing food as well as food grains to the under privileged.
The occasion further witnessed felicitation ceremony where experts from different fraternity were felicitated. Following the felicitation there was also organized Patriotic cultural fusions where the participants grooved to the beat.
It is worth to mention that the Hunger free Odisha Initiative by So Am I Foundation Trust has set up two Food banks in the city that –Acharya Bihar and Ram Mandir. Also Utkal Galleria along with SAI have recently inaugurated two mobile banks and the Shradha Arpana initiative under which the city dwellers can donate food grains for the poor.
Utkal Kanika Galleria by Utkal Groups is one of the largest Malls of Odisha located at the Junction of Kalpana Square Bhubaneswar. The luxury mall is a smart blend of national and international brands that makes it a one stop solution. The mall is spread over 2,40,000 sq ft with three large floors. The mall has been added to one of the prominent malls of the city.

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