As it’s getting colder and colder, many of us are busy settling in front of our fireplaces, keeping warm and cozy. But not Samir Singh. He is donning a pair of running shorts and running shoes, preparing for his 15,000 kms run. He is doing it, not for himself, but to raise funds for the martyrs of the Central Armed Police Force.
Many soldiers lay down their lives while on duty in the armed forces. Many leave families behind. The ultra-marathon runner is running to raise funds for these families and to raise awareness of the Martyrs of the Central Armed Police Force.
Samir Singh is from Kanaheda village in the Mandsaur district of Madhya Pradesh and he started running at the age of 35.
‘Bharat Ke Veer’, meaning ‘India’s Bravehearts’ is a Government of India’s initiative to pay homage to martyrs. It cannot be easy reporting for duty, daily, not knowing if you …