The walkathon was flagged off after Lal Thanzara handed over Rs 1.4 lakh donation to the Director of the Mizoram State Cancer Institute. The donation meant for assistance to cancer patients was collected by the AIR Aizawl station employees.
The main celebration function would be held at the Vanapa Hall here tomorrow. AIR Aizawl station was established on July 31, 1966 during the height of insurgency triggered by the erstwhile underground Mizo National Front (MNF) declaring independence from the Indian union on March one, 1966.
The Aizawl Station of AIR was one of the oldest radio station in the north east.