|Cyclists touring NE region|
KOHIMA, March 15 – A cycle rally under the theme ‘Call of Brahmaputra’ which was flagged off in Imphal by Manipur Chief Minister on May 13 reached Kohima yesterday. The rally will pass through the States of Manipur, Nagaland, Assam and Meghalaya covering a distance of 750 km before concluding at Shillong on March 22.
Interacting with representatives from NSS, Youth Net and officers from Department of Youth Recourses and Sports here this evening, president, Swanand Adventures, Pune, Sanjeev Shah said that ‘Call of Brahmaputra’ is an initiative of ‘Sarhad’ and it aims to reach out to the youth and the people of the Seven Sister States to convey them a message to work together towards creating a peaceful, stronger and progressive region.
Twenty-five cyclists from various walks of life are part of the rally. Five riders are from Manipur while the remaining 20 are from Maharashtra.