29th April 2021: Began on 22nd March 2021, ‘Ride for Pride’, Tsering Yeshi and Chime Tamding, the two Tibetan bikers have been on wheels for more than 40 days of journey beginning from Dharamshala and crossing through Shimla, Kullu, Manaii, Solan, Paonta Sahib, Nainital, Dehradun, Delhi, Varanasi, Salugara, Sikkim, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. The duo had reached at Guwahati on 26th April 2021 followed by their arrival at Bomdila on 3rd May 2021.
Given the pandemic situation being rampantly spread throughout India especially in metropolitan cities the two bikers kept their ride ongoing and unperturbed – highlighting the issue of Tibet, Indo-Tibet relations, threats of Communist China’s expansionist policy and boycotting of Chinese goods for adopting ‘Make in India’ products.
While they were in Guwahati they were received by Ms.Urvashi Mahanta, State President, Bharat Tibbat Sahyog Manch, Guwahati, Assam and at Bomdila they were received by Secretary cum Liaison Officer, Bomdila Tibetan Community, Mr.Chisa Tselha and Members of other NGOs. From here, they plan to move ahead Dhirang, Tawang and then towards the southern part of India.
Filed by ITCO, New Delhi