Twenty-five female riders representing the Indian Army embarked on a seven-day cycle from New Delhi to Dras on TVS Ronin motorcycles to celebrate the 24th birth anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas. The all-female motorcycle rally was held at the National War Memorial in New Delhi on July 18 and is expected to arrive at the Kargil War Memorial in Dras, Ladakh on July 25-26.
The rally will be about 1,000 kilometers long, passing through the plains of Haryana, Punjab and the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh before reaching the Kargil War Memorial in Deras. Upon reaching their destination, the riders will commemorate the 24th anniversary of India’s victory in the Kargil War in 1999 and celebrate the spirit of women in the Indian Army.
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General Manoj Pande, Chief of Army Staff, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Archana Pande, Chairman, Army Wives Welfare Association, and Vimal Sumbly, Senior Business Director, TVS Motors, greeted the team.
The race was held with the support of Northern Command Headquarters, which is behind the Nari Sashaktikaran Women’s Motorbike Rally. The rally was held in partnership with TVS Motor Company, which provided 255cc Ronin motorcycles for the race. The company says the bikes are designed for a new-age rider. “The Nari Shakti Ride…a tribute to the brave women who have served in the Indian Army. We are honored to be a part of this important journey with them as they chose the TVS Ronin Ride,” said Sumbly.
The power source of TVS Ronin Bicycle is an oil-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke, four-valve, SOHC engine with a maximum power output of 20.4 PS and a peak torque of 19.93 Nm. It has a fully digital and connected speedometer in a unique location.
First published date: Jul 18, 2023 at 15:53 PM UT