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ByNE India Broadcast

Dec 27, 2023 #NCC

To mark 75 years of raising of the National Cadet Corps (NCC), a Mega Cyclothon is being organised by the Director General NCC wherein 14 NCC Girl cadets led by Col Anjan Sengupta from NCC Directorate UP, have embarked on a mission to traverse a distance of 2107 km from Guwahati to New Delhi on cycles. The rally shall traverse through the four states of Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh before finally culminating at New Delhi on 28th January 23. This All Girls team having completed 300 kms in Assam have now entered West Bengal and reached Cooch Behar on 26 December 23. The rally after Cooch Behar shall pass through Jalpaiguri and Siliguri for the West Bengal leg of the journey before entering Bihar. The conduct of the Mega Cyclothon for the West Bengal leg is being co-ordinated by Darjeeling and Sikkim Group of West Bengal and Sikkim Directorates.

The Mega Cyclothon was flagged in at Cooch Behar Military Station on 26 December 23. In solidarity and in spirit with the cyclists, cadets from the local educational institutions joined the Cyclothon Team from the iconic Rajbari Palace to Cooch Behar Military Station.

Upon arriving at Cooch Behar Military Station, the team was accorded a warm reception by 13 Bengal Battalion NCC, wherein they were Flagged in and welcomed by the NCC cadets of ABN Seal College and Cooch Behar Town High School. To convey a social message, a central cultural program was organized, wherein a skit on ‘Women Empowerment’ was also presented by the cadets of ABN Seal College.

Lieutenant Colonel Mahendra Singh Rawat PRO Defence, Guwahati shared this in a press release.

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