Pothashang News Service: Imphal, March 15, 2018: Philem Rohan, a Manipur cyclist who recently made a ride from Delhi to Manipur hopes to complete his ‘India tour’ ahead of the next Sangai Festival.
He completed 28 days solitary ride from Delhi to Manipur carrying the message “Pollution free India and a journey taken with an extra mile”. It was a distance of 2,800 kilometres ride. His next trip starts on March 17 at Kangla, west gate to reach Kolkata. Minister Karam Shyam will flag off the trip. “It will be a distance of around 1, 500 km” said Rohan.
The theme of Imphal to Kolkata ride will be “Anti pollution, anti drugs, unity in diversity, breaking the chain”.
Next he will start his ride for Kolkata to Thiruvananthapuram that covers a distance of around 2,000 kilometres. He will ride back from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasmir, which would be the longest trip. He will take the message ‘Save endangered Species’ to promote the endangered animals of the country on this part of the India tour.
Metro Cycle of Paona bazar sponsored a Java company cycle, Shija Hospital takes up for health, got financial assistance from Millennium Institute of Science and Herbal life, and an individual Teresa Khomdram, he added.