'Sailab se Salamati Tak'

'Sailab se Salamati Tak'

The team comprises 19 local cyclists from the flood affected areas of the Valley, led by an Army Officer.

The Kashmiri youths’ cycling expedition titled ‘Sailab Se Salamati Tak’ concluded after reaching New Delhi on Tuesday.

As per a defence handout, the expedition was flagged off from Srinagar by the GOC, 15 Corps on 31 January 2015.

“It was aimed to to create awareness amongst the masses about the damage caused by floods in the state o, highlight the challenges faced by the locals during the floods and well being of the affected persons after the combined rescue efforts by various agencies”, it said.

The team comprises 19 local cyclists from the flood affected areas of the Valley, led by an Army Officer.

The route for the expedition was from Srinagar via Banihal, Udhampur, Jammu, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Ambala, Karnal to New Delhi. 

“The Team arrived in Delhi on 10 February 2015 and thereafter visited Army Institute of Management Technology (AIMT), Army Institute of Education (AIE) and Purana Quila on 11 February”, it further said.

On 12 February 2015, the Team interacted with Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff at South Block. It will also visit places of historic interest in and around Delhi, before returning to J&K, it added.