Motorcyclists conclude ride for peace
SILCHAR, Jan 13: A diverse group of 16 Royal Enfield Bullet enthusiasts of Haflong from 13 tribes and six non-tribes who undertook a seven day tour through the hills of Assam, Meghalaya and Mizoram on January 6 concluded on Tuesday. As stated earlier, their tour has been aimed at spreading the message of brotherhood and amity among all the tribes and non-tribes of northeast.
The Highlanders group since its inception in August 2015 has been working for promoting peace, harmony and brotherhood, besides tourism. The Brotherhood Ride is cosponsored by NCHAC, Tourism Department of the Assam Government, Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank and 22 Sector Assam Rifles. During their 7 day long ride through the hills of three states, the Highlanders interacted with the Governors of Meghalaya and Mizoram, Army Commander, Eastern Army Command, Director General of Assam Rifles and Inspector General of Assam Rifles (East).
The Highlanders also met local gaon burahs and school children during their halts at Umrangso, Shillong, Silchar, and Aizawl. Aizawl Thunders, the Royal Enfield Bullet Club of Aizawl and Highlanders also teamed-up for a social cause in Aizawl city. The tour covered 1100 kms. The tour during its campaign has spread the tourism logo and slogan of Dima Hasao which goes as “go tribal, go tural, aao Dima Hasao”.