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Tutopia Learning App to flag off Durga Puja festivities with 685-km Kolkata-Gangtok Chase

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News Desk, News Nation 360: This year with the grand day & night 685-kilometre nonstop relay race namely Kolkata Gangtok Chase (K2G) is another initiative by TUTOPIA Learning APP. Eleven young and passionate experienced Runners from across the country have come together to be part of K2G – covering a distance of 60 hours approximately. The K2G race, which is one-of-its-kind, was officially flagged off by Mr, Arun Kumar Singh in the wee hours of 16 September 2021, Thursday from Kolkata and the 11 runners would be following a route covering Krishnanagar, Berhampore, Malda, Raiganj, Islampur, Siliguri and finish off at Gangtok. The event was graced by eminent personalities Soham Chakraborty, Gaurav Chatterjee, Devlina Kumar, Anindya Chatterjee, Soham Majumder & Ankita Chakraborty. The runners are WangdenChewang, Luv Burman, Kush Burman, Anup Jyoti Baniya, Basant Pradhan,  Bhupendra Hang Subba,  Prashant Baid,  Sunny Chowdhary,  Pemba

Sherpa, Alok Choudhary, Sudarshan Tamang. Each runner, on average, would cover 62 kilometres approximately. Anurag Chirimar, Director, Tutopia Learning App stated that while many thought the idea of holding such a relay race was outright crazy, others thought it was crazy bright. The huge logistical support for holding such a race is no easy task but it all fell in place with meticulous planning and the perseverance of TUTOPIA Learning App. According to Subrata Roy, Director, Tutopia Learning App, the idea is to promote health, fitness, mass education and the spirit of adventure. Being healthy and fit is more relevant during Covid times. 

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Report : Anustup Kundu