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‘Ride to Light’ cycling expedition team arrives in Anini

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Itagar, Feb  1: ‘Ride to Light’ cycling expedition team, which was flagged off at Tezu on January 26, arrived at Anini in Dibang Valley district on Tuesday. The team passed through Roing, 47 kilo, Kebabonli, Hunli 17 Mile, Aloya, Agui before reaching Anini covering a distance of around 300 km in six days.

The expedition team member, including from foreign countries, supporting staff and officials from the state Department of Youth Affairs, were received in the district headquarters by Dibang Valley Deputy Commissioner Tamune Miso, Joint Director of Youth affairs Ramesh Linggi, Zilla Parishad Chairman Dipen Molo and public of Anini, a press release informed. The objective of the event organized by ‘Batti’, an NGO in collaboration with the Directorate of Youth Affairs, Government of Aruchal Pradesh and Everester Tine Me, was to provide basic lighting facilities in remote inhabitants. Everester Ti Me expressed the hope that the event would grow big and attract more participants in the coming years, the release added.

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