Zumba and fitness go well together: Sunday’s Raahgiri, which is supported by the Times of India, was not only about fitness. Raahgirs came out in large numbers with a strong social message to convey.

The day had an energetic start, with the DJ playing some peppy Bollywood numbers. The fun quotient was further escalated by a Delhi-based fitness club named Yog Youngistan, whose members performed Zumba on the stage.

Contributing for a cause: While the fun and fitness activities were on, some volunteers of a city-based NGO approached the crowd to contribute warm clothes and books for unprivileged children. Asmita Theatre Group performed a play on female foeticide. Vinita Yogi, a Dwarka resident, said, “Raahgiri is turning out to be a very good platform to spread a social message. The idea is unique, attracts the youth, and is fun.”

Cancer Awareness and Fitness Drive: Yoddhas, a cancer survivors’ forum, along with a home health care service, organized a cancer awareness and fitness drive. The volunteers of Yoddhas and college students were spotted prresenting a street play on the same topic. Other volunteers from RDS dance academy also performed a dance drama named Vijaya’s Battle. Commenting on the awareness drive, Dr Gaurav Thukral said, “Through on-ground initiatives like these, we want to reach out to people who are struggling with this deadly disease and are unaware of the procedures and measures available in the market.”

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Source: TOI-Delhi