Divyangs who took part in awareness ride honoured

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Divyangs who took part in awareness ride honoured

Wednesday, 04 December 2019 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

To commemorate the ‘World Disability Day’, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal along with Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam awarded the physically disabled persons who participated in the longest accessible awareness ride covering Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi, 3,500km distance by retrofitted scooty.

The 3,500 km long awareness ride from Delhi Mumbai Delhi was flagged off by Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam from India Gate on October 01, 2019. Around 20 differently-abled persons from various parts of the country participated in this accessible awareness ride. This ride will be placed in Limca Book of record and India Book of Records.

The ride was organized by Eagle Specially Abled Riders on the ‘Importance of Education for Differently-Abled’ Delhi (India Gate) - Mumbai (Gateway of India) - Delhi (India Gate) 3500km by retrofitted scooty from 1st October, 2019 to 15th October, 2019.

“This was one of its kind Accessible Awareness Ride for the differently - abled, which gives the message that they are equally capable and talented provided opportunities given to them. Many organizations had been associated with this extraordinary mission from all over the country to improve accessibility mobility and visibility of diffrently-abled in India,” said Gautam.

The schedule of the route was Delhi-Gurugram-Jaipur-Ajmer-Rajsamand-Mathdwara-Udaipur-Ahmedabad-Vadodara-Bharuch-Surat-Tawa-Mumbai-Kalyan-Malegaon-Indore-Bhopal-Sagar-Malthone-Lalitpur-Jhansi-Datia-Gwalior-Morena-Agra-Mathura-Delhi.

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