Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Red Ribbon Express to arrive in Kollam today

KOLLAM: Phase 2 of the Red Ribbon Express (RRE), flagged off by Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the United Progressive Alliance from New Delhis Safdarjung railway station on December 1, 2009 will arrive in the district on Thursday. Its halt is at the Karunagapally railway station.

Labelled as the worlds largest social mobilisation campaign against HIV/AIDS, the RRE, with ten coaches, is an exhibition-cum-education train that is scheduled to halt at 152 stations to spread awareness on AIDS at 10,000 villages in 141 districts of the country.

The train began its Kerala campaign on February 23 at Kasaragod

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