NEW DELHI: Indian Army has flagged off 'Chinar Mountain Cycling Adventure' from BB Cantt, Srinagar in which a team of 22 enthusiastic youth will cycle and cover a distance of 364 km. The four-day long expedition kick started on June 20, Wednesday.
The expedition is aimed at spread awareness about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and health through cycling.
Army Flags Off ‘Chinar Mountain Cycling Adventure’ on 20 Jun 2018, from Chinar War Memorial, BB Cantt to Kargil War Memorial, Drass; a total of 22 enthusiastic youth volunteered for the 364 km long cycling expedition which will span four days@adgpi @NorthernComd_IA #IndianArmy pic.twitter.com/OrdwVPHTQH
— Chinar Corps - Indian Army (@Chinarcorps_IA) June 20, 2018
During a two-day long selection process, the cyclists were introduced to the high-end equipment and gears to be used while cycling.
On June 21, Thursday, the team reached Kargil War Memorial and paid homage to the martyrs of Kargil War.
Chinar Mountain Cycling Adventure - Day 02 : Spreading the message of Swachh Bharat, the team of 22 enthusiastic youth on their way to Kargil War Memorial.#IndianArmy @adgpi @NorthernComd_IA pic.twitter.com/4vsaUQNUOb
— Chinar Corps - Indian Army (@Chinarcorps_IA) June 22, 2018
The four-day expedition slated to end on June 24, Sunday along with the Water Sports Adventure Activity at Nehru Park in Srinagar's Dal Lake.