Team ‘Fit India Freedom Rider Biker Rally’ reaches Nagaland
Dimapur, Oct. 8 (EMN): Team of the ‘Fit India Freedom Rider Biker Rally,’ which was flagged-off by the Union Minister of Home Affairs and Cooperation, Amit Shah, on September 9, has reached Nagaland on Saturday.
The team comprising 75 bikers was received by officials from the Dimapur district administration at Nagaland gate. The 75 bikers will explore 75 iconic places in India across the 34 states and union territories in 75 days to mark Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, cover a distance of more than 18,000 kilometres.
To commemorate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, flagged off 18,000 km long ‘Freedom Rider Biker Rallies’ from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi on September 9.
Riders from different states in India including 10 women riders and 4 international riders from different occupations are participating in the record-breaking event.
Achi, who represented Nagaland, stated that the rally has been a good experience as well as exhausting. He informed that after covering northeast states, the riders would proceed towards south and culminate at Delhi on November 25.
Achi further informed that the team would head towards Kohima and proceed to Manipur.
The rally is being organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India, in collaboration with the All India Motorbike Expedition (AIME). The purpose of the rally was to disseminate the message of fitness for all on the theme “Fitness Ki Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz.”