Published On: Thu, Jul 23rd, 2015

1st All Women Trans Continental Road Expedition flagged off from New Delhi

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New Delhi: Union Minister of Chemical and Fertilizers, Ananth Kumar and Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports Sarbananda Sonowal here today flagged off 1st All Women Trans Continental Road Expedition from Delhi to London. The three women participating in the expedition will reach United Kingdom in 55 days via Myanmar, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium and France. The all women team will be traveling in one vehicle without any backup vehicle.

Speaking on the occasion, Sonowal said that his Ministry has always supported new exploration and initiatives by the youth of this country, encouraging them to go beyond their limitations, push against artificial boundaries and reach new destinations. He said, the expedition demonstrates grit and courage of Indian women.

Ananth Kumar said, the expedition symbolizes the spirit of adventure of Indian women. He said, the expedition will encourage more and more young people especially young girls and women to feel inspired to undertake such explorations and the participants of the events will become role models for all.

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