Hamid Karzai still fit due to walking on Shimla’s mall !


Afghan president Hamid Karzai said Sunday he remains fit to this day due to his walking habit on Shimla’s mall road in Himachal Pradesh during his student days .

“I am still slim and trim due to my walking on the Mall road in Shimla ,” Karzai told CNN IBN news channel  .

“It was the prime time of my life and I was in Shimla from the age of 18 to 24 , I learnt a lot during this formative period here and this has remained with me to this day ,”said Karzai .

Karzai attended Government college and Himachal Pradesh university in Shimla in the 1970s and the early 1980s.

On a visit some years ago as president of Afghanistan he was honoured by the HP university . Karzai visited all his old haunts in Shimla .

Walking is a way of life in Shimla particularly in and around the Mall .