On 21 October, an ardent Tibet supporter, Shri Sandesh Meshram will embark on “Free Tibet-Save India Cycle Rally”from Bodhgaya to Gangtok covering distance of 1050 km in 23 days.
The rally will start from Mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya and a press conference will be held today at Mahayana Hotel near Mahabodhi temple at 1pm.
Shri Sandesh Meshram will be covering States of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Sikkim during the rally. He will be distributing Tibet related pamphlets and information along the way and also interact with local people and press alike on the issue of Tibet.
This is the third lone cycle rally successfully completed by Sandesh Meshram, alias Samten Yeshi as his Tibetan friends call him. His first rally was when he covered four South Indian states and Chattisgarh in 2014, second in December 2016 from Nagpur to Bodhgaya and in May 2015 he was the lone Indian cyclist to join cycle rally from Dehradun to Delhi organised by Tibetan youth Congress.
Shri Sandesh Meshram is presently the Regional Convenor of Western Region for Core Group for Tibetan Cause and also General Secretary of ITFS Nagpur.
The rally is organised by ITFS Nagpur, facilitated by Himalaya Committee for Action on Tibet (HIMCAT Salugara) and Core Group for Tibetan Cause-India.