GUWAHATI: Governor Gulab Chand Kataria flagged off the season 2 of North East on Wheels Bike Expedition. It was organized by Amazing Namaste Foundation at Raj Bhavan on Friday.
“North East on Wheels” with a total of 45 bikers from different parts of the country have participated in this expedition. They will complete the journey of 40,000 kilometers in two groups named “Falcon” and “Myna” passing through about 20 districts in the three North Eastern states of Assam, Meghalaya and Nagaland. The expedition will promote ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ initiative of the Ministry of Tourism. The riders will also carry the message of road safety.
Speaking on the occasion, Governor Kataria said, “The north-eastern region of the country is very beautiful and full of diversity with many tribal groups. The language, dialect and culture of most of these communities are also different. Despite differences, people live together here, which embodies the feeling of unity in diversity.”
The Governor also said that the programme would also help in fulfilling the objective of “Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’’. The initiative would connect people living in different parts of the country which would strengthen the bond of unity in the country.
The Governor complimented the Amazing Namaste Foundation and wished them a safe journey. He also hoped that during their expedition they would experience and appreciate the warmth of the people of the Northeast and the unique beauty and culture of the region, stated a press release.