paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by covering a distance of 16 thousand km
10 cycle rallies taken out by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police reached Delhi. These rallies began on August 15, covered a distance of thousands of kilometers to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at his Samadhi on the occasion of his birth anniversary.
New Delhi: On the occasion of 75 years of the country’s independence (Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav), 10 cycle rallies taken out by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police reached Delhi. These rallies began on August 15, covering a distance of thousands of kilometers in different remote areas of the country to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his birth anniversary on Saturday. These rallies covered a total distance of 16,426 km. During this, the local people were made aware about the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence and other initiatives of the Government of India like Fit India Movement, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan etc.
- A total of 10 routes in these rallies were as follows
1 Gogra to Rajghat: 1612 kms
2 Itanagar to Rajghat: 2916 kms
3 Tezpur to Rajghat: 2756 kms
4 Guwahati to Rajghat: 2545 kms
5 Siliguri to Rajghat: 2054 kms
6 Patna to Rajghat: 1516 kms
7 Kanpur to Rajghat: 935 kms
8 Bareilly to Rajghat: 571 kms
9 Bhopal to Rajghat: 956 kms
10 Karera to Rajghat: 565 kms
A cycle rally was organized from Gogra/Hot Spring, Changchenmo Valley, Leh Ladakh to Rajghat, New Delhi, near the Line of Actual Control in the northern region of the country through the inaccessible areas of Ladakh. The rally also passed through some important places associated with the freedom movement of India like Jallianwala Bagh. During the yatra, the rally reached Manali via the Atal Tunnel, crossing some of the world’s highest motorways and passes (7 passes) like Marsimik-La (5,582 m), Changla (5319 m), Taunge La (5328 m). On 21 September 2021, the rally reached Ludhiana, the birth place of freedom fighter Sukhdev Singh. The rally honored the descendants of Amar Shaheed Sukhdev Singh at Jagrao (Punjab). On 22 September 2021 the team paid tribute to the great freedom fighter Late Lala Lajpat Rai at his memorial and on 23 September 2021, the team paid tribute at the memorial of Shaheed Udham Singh on reaching Sanaur in Sangrur district in Punjab