The 2.5 kilometers Walkathon was flagged off by actor Raima Sen in Kolkata with hundreds of people joining her to support the cause of organ donation.
Kolkata saw people in full spirits, as they reached the registration desk early in the morning, on Sunday.
"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." Actor Raima Sen on the importance of organ donation.
Actor Raima Sen and Indian Sport Shooter, Mehuli Ghosh walked with the participants to show their support towards raising awareness about organ donation.
"I think the thought of saving someone with my organs is very motivating for me" - Mehuli Ghosh, Indian sports shooter.