• Mon. May 27th, 2024

Nine-day bike expedition ‘North East on Wheels’ to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

In what will be an unique event to mark 75th year of country’s Independence, the Amazing Namaste Foundation has organised a pan-North East bike expedition – ‘North East on Wheels’ from April 9 to April 17, 2022.

This expedition will boost and promote tourism in NE and help showcase this beautiful region and its performative character through diverse lenses.

A total of 75 bikers from all over India will participate in the 9-day expedition covering almost 1,00,000 km distance in 8 states across North East.

Chief Minister of Assam Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma will Tlag off the bike expedition from Administrative Staff College Ground, Khanapara, Guwahati on April 9th morning and Hon Union Minister of Culture, Tourism & DoNER, Govt of India G Kishan Reddy will be Guest of Honour. After riding about 1400 km distance each biker will return to Guwahati on April 16, 2022.

During the journey, the riders will pay tributes to our national heroes, interact with local communities and promote through social media, the rich Tlora & fauna, cultural rainbow & performative character of the citizens supporting the cause of ‘One Nation, One Culture One People’ in true spirit. The bikers will be touching different international borders (Bumla Pass, Jaigaon, Moreh & Dawki) through their journey

Speaking about their initiative, Mr. Atul Kulkarni, Chairman, Amazing Namaste Foundation, organizers of the event and Member, Board go Governors of IIM Shillong said, “North East Region is not just unique but also strategically very important for India’s neighbourhood initiatives. As the Prime Minister says this ‘Ashtalakshmi’ is going to be the new growth Engine for the nation. It is this beauty of the region which the nation must appreciate and also experience and hence we have conceptualized North East on Wheels. We are happy that bikers across the country representing all age, gender, professional backgrounds and region have responded overwhelmingly. Through North East on Wheels our endeavor is to provide an experience of the lifetime to people.”

Mr. Kulkarni also thanked all the state governments of the North East for supporting this initiative actively. Local community, biker groups and start up ventures in different parts of the region are preparing enthusiastically to welcome these bikers. He also specially thanked all the partners and sponsors for taking keen interest in promoting the Beauty and Vibrancy of the North East India.

Smt Jahnabi Phooken, Immediate Past National President of FICCI Flo and a successful entrepreneur from Guwahati was also present alongwith other members of the Organising Team associated with NEW Expedition.

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