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10 ITBP cycle rallies conclude at Raj Ghat in Delhi

To mark 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', these rallies together covered 16,426 km

By Jasleen Kaur -- October 02, 2021 1:07 pm -- Updated:October 02, 2021 1:12 pm
Celebrating 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' --- 75 years of India's independence, 10 cycle rallies were organised by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).

Starting from Independence Day on August 15, these rallies covered a distance of thousands of kilometers from remote areas of the country to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat in Delhi on Saturday. These rallies together covered a distance of 16,426 km.

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The rally from Gogra, Leh Ladakh, passed through some important places associated with the freedom movement of India such as Jallianwala Bagh. The participants covered 40-50 km per day and reached Raj Ghat via places such as Leh, Palampur, Gurdaspur, Ludhiana, Jind, Rohtak and Sir Chhotu Ram Nagar.

Tributes were paid to the freedom fighters by visiting the historically important places like memorials related to the freedom struggle en-route by cycle rally.

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Three cycle rallies that started from Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, Tezpur and Guwahati in Assam covered a total distance of 8,217 km. The rallies passed through seven states --- Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Delhi.

Delhi news live: No Covid deaths recorded in Gurugram in September - The Times of IndiaThe ITBP's cycle rally from Patna covered a distance of 1,516 km. The 935-km cycle rally from Kanpur to Raj Ghat reached via Kanpur, Lucknow, Hardoi, Bareilly and covered a distance of 40-50 km daily.

The ITBP's cycle rally from Bareilly covered a distance of about 571 km in 11 days.
The rally from Bhopal covered a distance of 956 km and paid tribute at Raj Ghat.

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During the campaign, cycle rallies displayed the message of "Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat" while visiting historical places related to the country's freedom struggle.

-PTC News

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