New Delhi, On the World Disability Day, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal alongwith Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam gave appreciation certificates to the differently – abled people for the recognition of longest accessible awareness ride covering Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi, 3500km distance by retrofitted scooty.
This ride was flagged off by Mr Gautam from India Gate on October 1. This ride will be placed in Limca Book of record and India Book of Records. It was organised by Eagle Specially Abled Riders on the ‘Importance of Education for Differently-Abled’ Delhi (India Gate) – Mumbai (Gateway of India) – Delhi (India Gate) 3500 km by retrofitted scooty from October 1 to 15.
Around 20 differently-abled persons from various parts of the country participated in this accessible awareness ride. ”Persons with disabilities proved that if there is courage and determination nothing is impossible in life. The main objective of this ride was to enhance and empower the personality and confidence amongst person with disabilities through education,” the CM said.
”This was one of its kind Accessible Awareness Ride for the differently-abled, which gives the message that they are equally capable and talented provided opportunities given to them. Many organizations had been associated with this extraordinary mission from all over the country to improve accessibility mobility and visibility of differently-abled in India,” Mr Gautam said.
The schedule of the route was Delhi-Gurugram-Jaipur-Ajmer-Rajsamand-Mathdwara-Udaipur-Ahmedabad-Vadodara-Bharuch-Surat-Tawa-Mumbai-Kalyan-Malegaon-Indore-Bhopal-Sagar-Malthone-Lalitpur-Jhansi-Datia-Gwalior-Morena-Agra-Mathura-Delhi.