Indian women bikers travel to propagate Save Girl Child drive

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Kathmandu, Jun 6: Four Indian women bikers today started their 10-nation tour from the Nepalese capital here in which they will cover over 10,000 kms to propagate the Indian government's "Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao" campaign in the South East Asian countries.

The tour was flagged of by Indian Ambassador to Nepal Ranjit Rae from premises of Indian Embassy here.

Women bikers propagate Girl Child drive

The team from India are onan 'All-Women 10-Nation Ride' propagating the "BetiBachao, BetiPadhao" (Save Girl Child, Educate Girl Child) campaign in the South East Asian countries.

In this first-ever attempt, enthusiastic women bikers from the female biking club, 'Biking Queens', will ride 10,000 kms for 36 days and cover 10 nations –- Nepal, India, Bhutan, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, for a cause, the Indian Embassy here said in a statement.

Sarika Mehta, Yugma Desai, Khyati N Desai and Durriya M Tapia are the four women adventurers taking part in the biking tour, it said.

PTI 

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