Dharwad residents of Karnataka ride from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 40 days. hubli news

Hubli: 40 day cycle campaign done by Virnarayan Kulkarnia rotarian from DharwadWith an aim to raise awareness about Diabetes Reversal, it was held in Kanyakumari on Thursday evening. he cycled by Kashmir to Kanyakumari (K2K for short), covered a distance of 4,061 kilometers with his family in a car.
Kulkarni told TOI that the cycle tour was first discussed with his friends in 2013. Friend Earth, by car. The cycle journey started from Lal Chowk in Srinagar on February 4 in adverse weather. We passed through nine states/UTs and covered an average distance of 100 kms per day. We took a rest day after every 10 days and were involved in meetings and discussions to create awareness about diabetes reversal,” he said.
many helping hands
He further added, “The aim of my cycle journey was to create awareness about the possibility of going off the drugs and complications of diabetes by focusing on one’s health and fitness. ). Gave 30 talks on diabetes reversal. Besides, we distributed 1,000 pamphlets to people.”
When asked about a memorable incident, he attributes it to Babulal Chowdhary, a salesman from Nagaur village in Rajasthan, who allowed him to use his bedroom. “He used to sleep in the kitchen of his small house. Another time, seeing our board, a Kashmiri Pandit stopped his car, came up to us and spoke in Kannada. He also took us to his home,” he said.
Poornima Kulkarni said that she used to stop the car every 5-10 kms. “At times, we tried to mitigate the adversities against him and at some other times, we followed him in the darkness to help him with the light,” he said.
Chandrasekhar TV, director of Rotary Bangalore High Grounds, said his club supported the initiative as it was a physical athletic adventure to spread the message on diabetes reversal.


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