Published On: Thu, Feb 12th, 2015

Army Conducts Cycle Expedition ‘Sailab Se Salamati Tak’ for Youth of Kashmir Valley from Srinagar to Delhi

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s2015021262169New Delhi: A Cycle Expedition named “Sailab Se Salamati Tak” from Srinagar to Delhi was flagged off by the GOC, 15 Corps on 31 January 2015. It aimed to to create awareness amongst the masses about the damage caused by floods in the State of J&K in September 2014, highlight the challenges faced by the locals during the floods and well being of the affected persons after the combined rescue efforts by various Govt & Non Govt agencies. The team comprises of 19 local Cyclists from the flood affected areas of the Valley, led by an Army Officer.

The route for the expedition was from Srinagar via Banihal, Udhampur, Jammu, Pathankot, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Ambala, Karnal to New Delhi. The Team arrived in Delhi on 10 February 2015 and thereafter visited Army Institute of Management Technology (AIMT), Army Institute of Education (AIE) and Purana Quila on 11 February.

On 12 February 2015, the Team interacted with Gen Dalbir Singh, the Chief of the Army Staff at South Block. It will also visit places of historic interest in and around Delhi, before returning to J&K.

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