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7500 km cycle-rally campaign to spread the message of ‘Free Tibet-Save India’ by Indian

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Dharamshala , 01 Dec 2019

Sandesh Meshram is Regional Convener, Western Region (Maharashtra & Goa) Core Group for Tibetan Cause India and a Member of India Tibet Friendship Society Nagpur,  embarked  on his 4th cycle-rally campaign to spread the message of ‘Free Tibet-Save India’ starting from the exile abode of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Dharamshala to  Mundgod, Hubli in south India, covering a distance of approx. 7500 km and 12 Indian states in three and a half month. He was flagged off today by Kuldeep Chand Agnihorti, Hon  Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Himachal Pradesh,  Choekyong Wangchuk,Tibetan  Minister Department of Health, Ajai Singh, India Tibet Friendship Association and  Jigmey Tsultrim, Coordinator, India Tibet Coordination Office in a brief ceremony held at Tsuglagkhang, the main temple.Meshram a long time Tibet supporter was greeted with  traditional Tibetan scarf and good wishes for a smooth, successful rally by so many Tibetan present there.Meshram  will  start from rigged hills of Northern India, and will conclude  his 7500 km cycle rally at Mundgod Tibetan settlement in South India on 10 March 2020.“The purpose of the cycle yatra is to create grassroots awareness and mobilize support  of the general Indian people on the issue of Tibet and the urgent situation inside Tibet,” Meshram said.Prior to this, Meshram had organized three such cycle yatras. The first  cycle yatra was in 2014 titled ‘Save Tibet Cycle Campaign’ from Nagpur covering a distance of 4000 kms, crossing through five states including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh,  Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana.This was the followed by his second cycle yatra in 2016 titled ‘Cycle Rally to Save Tibet’ from Nagpur crossing through Madhya Pradesh,  Uttar Pradesh and reached Bodh Gaya, Bihar-covering 1200kms.The third cycle yatra was in 2017 that began on 20 October to mark the Sino-Indian War from Bodh Gaya to  Nathula Pass, Sikkim covering 1270 kms. Now, this would be his fourth cycle yatra that covers approximately 7500km passing through 12 States of India starting from McLeod  Ganj. Dharamshala  in North Indian near  residence of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and concluding at Mundgod – one of the hunger Tibetan Settlements in Karnataka.


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