Purvottar Bharat Parikrama, Indian Army’s Car Rally which was at Tenga yesterday reached Tezpur after having covered almost 2200 Kms in the past nine days covering arduous terrain to include Nathu-la in Sikkim and Sela in Arunachal Pradesh.
The Car Rally was joined by Param Vir Chakra awardee, Sub Maj (Honourary Capt) Yogendra Singh Yadav (Retd) who delivered an inspiring talk to the students of Army Public School, Tezpur.
The Car Rally is traversing through Northeastern states of India to commemorate ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ spreading the message of national integration. The rally was flagged off from Kolkata on 22 March by Lt Gen RP Kalita, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Eastern Command on the eve of Shaheed Diwas.
The next leg of the car rally was flagged off by Maj Gen Dinesh Hooda, Chief of Staff, Gajraj Corps from Tezpur today. The rally will be traversing approximately 2500 Kms more. The rally will now travel towards the memorial in Kohima and many other historical locations across the North East.
The initiative aims to promote national unity, camaraderie and national integration among people of different states, religions and cultures.
The event is being organised in collaboration with the North Eastern Council (NEC), under the Ministry of Department of North Eastern Region (DoNER).
Source: Indian Army
Report- Pratyusha Mukherjee