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Naval academy officer undertakes solo cycle expedition

Press Trust of India  |  Kozhikode 

A solo cycle expedition from to Kanyakumari to create awareness on 'Armed Forces Flag Day' is being undertaken by Manoj Gupta of the (INA) at Ezhimala in neighbouring district.

The expedition began at Khardung La in on June 6 and would end in Kanyakumari on July 16, an INA release said today.

The expedition was flagged off by Satish Sharma, commandant of Ladakh scouts regimental training centre, Leh, it said.

Technical support to the lieutenant commander, who would visit 40 places, was being provided by TI Cycles of India, Chennai, at its en route, the release said.

The has already traversed through Upshi, Pang, Sarchu, Keylong, Manali, Mandi and Ramshehar, covering a distance of 800 km, before reaching Chandigarh on June 13, the release added.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 19:45 IST