Bikers with a Mission: Power couple ride 9,500 km in 21 days to promote "Awesome Assam"
PATHSALA: Amid anti-CAA protests across the country, a young couple from Pathsala in Bajali subdivision (now declared district), covered 9,500 km on the bike to promote Assam tourism.
Rakesh Choudhury and Nitumani Talukdar covered 13 States -Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal - and three Union Territories during their 21-day biking journey. The main aim of this journey was to make people aware of the beauty of Assam.
They started their journey from the Hari Mandir premises in Pathsala and it culminated at the same venue on Wednesday. On Wednesday, the couple was felicitated by various organizations in front of the Hari Mandir at Pathsala. The couple informed that during their tour, they were welcomed and supported by people. They informed those people about the motive behind their tour.
People from various places also became part of their journey and appreciated their initiative. Earlier, Ananda Khataniar, brand ambassador of the forest and environment department of Assam, had flagged off the bike journey in presence of Luit Riders, Bajali cycling community, members of All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) along with the locals of the area.