NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India

Updated: November 25, 2018 08:33 IST

NDTV-Fortis Walkathon kickstarted in seven cities and saw hundreds of people walking for the cause. The seven cities include Mumbai, Mohali, Bengaluru, Gurugram, Jaipur and Chennai.

NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
Actor Rajkummar Rao joined the Walkathon flag off in Gurugramn and talked about the importance of organ donation. "In a nation of over a billion, the rate of organ donation is very very low and that's the reason causes like these are extremely important," he said.
NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
More than 8000 people from all walks of life joined the Walkathon in Gurugram.
NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
Renowned Squash player, Saurav Ghosal and Television personality Mohan Raman flagged off Walkathon in Chennai with approximately 500 people who joined them.
NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
As many as 800 people from all walks of life joined in to raise awareness about organ donation in the Pink City.
NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
Rajpal Singh, Former Indian Captain, India Hockey Team and Satinder Sartaaj, Singer, Song Writer, Actor & Poet flag off the 2.4km Walkathon in the the city of Mohali where more than 200 people showed up to join in.
NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
Prakash Raj, Indian film actor and director kickstarted the walkathon in Bengaluru.
NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
"Some of my friends have been saved because of organ donation, so I have realised the importance of this cause closely. I have always been thinking about donating my eyes, but after coming here I want to donate other organs too. One can save up to 8 lives by donating organs. By doing these Walkathons we will raise awareness about this cause. Families are the hardest to convince but they should be okay with it." - Actor Raima Sen at the flag off of the Walkathon in Kolkata
NDTV-Fortis Walkathon Flag Off Across India
NDTV-Fortis More To Give is a campaign focusing on sensitizing the nation about the need of stepping up to donate organs for saving lives.

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