About 70 residents from Merdeka Garden participated in the Goodwill Walk organised by Rukun Tetangga, Merdeka Garden. Subramaniam a/l Semalayappen, Organising Chairman of the walk said it was an activity to get the residents to come together and know each other. One of their events to socialise.
The four km walk was divided into four categories namely kindergarten, primary school children, open and veteran. The kindergarten children walked a distance of one km.
Special Guest for the event was R. Ragu who did the Merdeka Walk from Johore Baru to Kuala Perlis with his family. He shared his experience with the participants. They had to bear the rain and heat. Most importantly when they walked through village roads, they were greeted with cheers and smiles by the villagers. This encouraged them. Those interested in participating in this type of activity must practise.
Winners received trophies, medals and certificates. There was lucky draw for all the participants. The aim of the walk was achieved since many parents accompanied their children and met with parents of other participating children. It was like one big happy family.