Indian, Bangladeshi armies to hold joint bicycle rally to celebrate Bangladesh's golden jubilee

An Indian Army cycling team arrived at Benapole, Bangladesh \to start a joint cycling rally of Indian and Bangladeshi armies between November 15-24 fromJessore to Kolkata

Nov 16, 2021
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Indian, Bangladeshi armies to hold joint bicycle rally to celebrate Bangladesh's golden jubilee

An Indian Army cycling team arrived at Benapole, Bangladesh \to start a joint cycling rally of Indian and Bangladeshi armies between November 15-24 fromJessore to Kolkata.

The rally has been organised on the occasion of the golden jubilee year of Bangladesh liberation to strengthen the friendly ties between the two countries.

The Indian cycling team was greeted at Benapole by Brigadier General Md. Hafizur Rahman of 55th infantry division of Jashor cantonment of Bangladesh.

The Indian Army cycling team is led by Col. Mohit Singh of the Kolkata cantonment. The 30 members strong joint cycling team of Indian Army and Bangladesh Army will visit Jessore cantonment, Jhenaidah, Kushtia and Jibanagar before returning to India on November 19. The joint cycling team will proceed on its India leg of the rally on November 19 from the Darshana land port before culminating at Kolkata on November 24.

The participants of the rally will visit places of importance related to the 1971 Liberation War of Bangladesh. They will also interact with local people about the recollections of the 1971 Liberation War that led to the birth of Bangladesh. 

(SAM)