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3rd Joint Indo-Bangladesh Army Cycling Expedition 2019 begins

3rd Joint Indo-Bangladesh Army Cycling Expedition 2019 begins

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 20 Mar 2019, 04:05 pm

Kolkata, Mar 20 (IBNS): The 3rd Joint Indo-Bangladesh Army Cycling Expedition 2019 is being conducted under the aegis of Indian Army.

The expedition consists of six officers, one JCO and seven other ranks from Indian Army and six officers and six other ranks from Bangladesh Army.

The expedition was flagged off from Binnaguri Military Station on 20 March 2019 by Brig Pankaj Singh, Dy GOC, Kripan Division of Eastern Command.

The team during its brief sojourn at the station paid homage to the martyrs of 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War at the Bogra War Memorial and also visited a historically important place of Murti in the vicinity.

The team will traverse a total distance of 401 km, out of which 264 km will be covered along route Dhubri-Tura-Dalu as part of the Indian leg and further 137 km along Haluaghat-Jamalpur-Dhanbari- Madhupur in Bangladesh, read an official statement.

The expedition is another memorable step towards cementing bonds between the two nations and the two armies.

Various cultural events showcasing respective cultures and traditions are planned during the entire expedition on both sides.

The expedition will culminate at Madhupur, Bangladesh with ‘Flagging-In’ of the expedition planned on 25 March 2019

3rd Joint Indo-Bangladesh Army Cycling Expedition 2019 begins

India Blooms News Service
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