THE HIMALAYAN BEACON DARJEELING NEWS BUREAU
DARJEELING, 12 JANUARY 2018: Anis Thapa Magar and Kanchimaya Kajo won Amway Darjeeling Police Marathon in Male and Female category respectively today. Both were awarded a cheque of Rs. 1 Lakh and 50 Thousands each besides being bestowed with many gift hampers. Anis Thapa Magar who is from Happy Valley, Shillong, Meghalaya finished the 21 kms marathon in 1 hour 9 minutes and 25 seconds starting from Sukhiapokhri to Chowrasta, Darjeeling.
Mikiyas Yemata, meanwhile from Ethiopia stood second in the male category, receiving Rs. 75 thousand in cash prize. Monika Chowdhury from Lucknow stood second in the female category and received Rs. 75 thousand in cash prize.
Hari Singh from Hyderabad stood third in the male category and reived Rs. 50 thousand in cash prize. Meanwhile, in the female category Seema stood third and was award Rs. 50 thousand in cash prize.
In the Darjeeling Local Resident Category, Khajung Bhutia stood first and received Rs. 25,000 in cash prize. Uttam Bhujel meanwhile stood second in the said category and received Rs. 15,000 in cash prize. Binod Tamang stood third in the same category and received Rs. 10,000 in cash prize.
In the West Bengal Police Category, Ashish Subba stood first and received Rs. 25,000 in cash prize.