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Asia's Longest Cycle Race Begins!

By UMAR GANIE
March 01, 2023 17:31 IST
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On March 1, Asia's longest cycle race from Srinagar to Kanyakumar (3,651 km) was flagged off by Kashmir Divisional Commissioner V K Bidhuri.

Cyclists from across India are taking part in the 12-day race, the first of its kind in Asia.

The event is being organised by the Indian Oil Corporation and supported by the Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council.

 

IMAGE: Geeta Rao from Ahmedabad is one of the cyclists taking part in the race. All Photographs: Umar Ganie for Rediff.com

 

IMAGE: Cyclists before the start of the race.

 

IMAGE: A cyclist at the start of the race.

 

 

IMAGE: People click photographs of the cyclists.

 

IMAGE: A cyclist takes a water-break.

Photographs curated by Manisha Kotian/Rediff.com
Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/Rediff.com

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