35th Annual Gandhi Walk Postponed due to Coronavirus

Gandhi Walk Committee postpones the 35th Annual Gandhi Walk in Lenasia due to COVID-19 pandemic.

18 March 2020, LENASIA – The Gandhi Walk Committee gives notice that it will be postponing the 35th Annual Gandhi Walk in Lenasia. The largest and oldest Gandhi charityfun walk in the country will not be taking place as previously scheduled for Sunday 5th April 2020 from the iconic Gandhi Hall in Lenasia, south of Joburg.

Following a meeting by the organising committee and in consultation with various parties and stakeholders, the Committee stated that it takes the health, safety and wellbeing of its walkers, volunteers, partners, sponsors, members and the community at-large very seriously.

“We regret to inform you that due to the most recent developments of the COVID-19 virus and the threat of possible exposure to the community – especially with large public gatherings, we have taken the most responsible decision to postpone the hosting of the 35th Gandhi Walk planned for Sunday 05 APRIL 2020 in Lenasia in spite of our intensified actions on precautionary control measures for the event,” said the Gandhi Walk Committee.

Any person/s in possession of walker tickets/numbers are requested to hold on to them until further notice. The Gandhi Walk apologises for any inconveniences caused and would like to reassure walkers of its commitment to host the 35th Annual Gandhi Walk when appropriate to do so followed by an announcement of the new date.

The Gandhi Walk Committee wishes to express gratitude to many for their intentions to support, sponsor, partner and/or participate in this annual charity fun walk.

More information about the Gandhi Walk is available on the official Gandhi Walk website at www.gandhiwalk.org.za or find them on social media @GandhiWalkLenz.

For further information about the Gandhi Walk contact Mahendra Modi (PRO) on 083 288 4178,
or Ramesh Baichar on 082 082 650 9416, or Jasubhen Manga on 084 309 0361, or Rakesh Jivan on 084 627 4938,
or Jivan Ramjee on 083 354 3021, or Amit Parbhucharan on 083 400 3050.