Jamia Millia Islamia to flag off cycle rallyBy IANS
Saturday, February 26, 2011
NEW DELHI - The Jamia Millia Islamia will flag off its annual cycle rally from the Indo-Pak border Monday that will reach the capital March 8, a statement here said.
The university organises the rally on a specific theme every year. It was Pushkar-Ajmer-Delhi journey last year.
“This year, around 21 students and 7 members of the university propose to travel from the Indo-Pak border to Delhi as (part of) Aman Caravan. The students shall be flagged off by the Border Security Force at the Indo-Pak border (Attari) Feb 28, 2011 after the beating retreat ceremony,” a university statement said Friday.
The students will cover several historical, cultural and religious landmarks on their journey to Delhi.
“The theme of the rally is ‘Peace and Universal Brotherhood’. The rally is expected to be received March 8 by the Delhi Commissioner of Police B.K. Gupta, MP Sandeep Dixit, former Indian cricket team captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Olympian Zafar Iqbal,” the statement added.