Six cyclists from Nagpur city, took adventurous step to cover the distance of 4100 kms starting from Dwarka Â to Â Itanager, Arunachal Pradesh in just 26 days.Â
They started riding on January 23 and continued upto February 13 to reach the destination spreading the awareness message about clean environment, importance of cycling in maintenance of clean hygiene and health and green India, fit India and riding through out the day, covering average 200 kms distance per day before reaching for night hault. Those who were involved in adventrue ride were Ravindra Tarare, Sandeep Vaidya, Shrikant Uke, Prasad Deshpande, Vijay Bhaskar Reddy (Hyderabad) and Namdeo Raut (Chandrapur).
On February 19. the cyclist were received at Nagpur railway station whole heartedly with a band procession, till Hedgewar Smarak Samiti, Smruti Mandir, Reshimbagh, Nagpur.
Again on Sunday 21st February a felicitation event was organized at Ambazari lake side, where the function was chaired by Dr. Sharad Suryawanshi, . Dr. Vinod Khandait, Cardiologist (GMC), and Dronachayray awardee Vijay Munishwar, (all the cyclists were felicitated by guests. Ravindra Tarare and Vijay Bhaskar Reddy narrated their experience about expedition.
Sanjay Batwe made introductory remarks while Prakash Nikam and Atul Tapase were also present on the occasion.Â