Four women bikers set their journey on June 06 last month and after 39 days of non-stop biking on roads, they returned to India. Collectively referred to as Biking Queens, these girls successfully completed their journey and termed the mission successful. Prime Minister Narendra Modi personally greeted them after the completion of this initiative.
These bikers belong to Surat, Gujarat, had covered around 10,000 km via roads to promote Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship “Beti Bachao, Beti Padao” program. They travelled across 10 countries – Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore, Laos, Cambodia, India, Malaysia and Vietnam – to promote Prime Minister’s ambitious initiative towards educating girl child.
Four women bikers of Biking Queens team – Khyati Desai, Dr Sarika Mehta, Durriya Tapia and Ar Yugma Desai – entered into India Book of Records by covering 10,000 km journey on roads across 10 South East Asian nations just within 39 days. They met various people during their journey and explained to them on several issues concerning women including female infanticide, gender inequality, importance of educating girl child and many others.
These women bikers also admitted that their journey was not easy and simple as they had to travel several bumpy and difficult roads across nations. Often, these girls faced the problem of missing GPS link due to network issues, but they were sheer determined to complete the initiative entrusted to them by honorable PM and they did it successfully.