Konark Desert Bicycle Expedition March 2020 reached it’s destination after completing the expedition. The arduous and fulfilling journey of 1750 Km over the rugged rural terrain along the border areas of the states of Rajasthan and Gujarat across the Desert Sector, Rann till the Arabian Sea finally reached its destination at Jodhpur on 11 March 2020. The team was flagged In by Lieutenant General Anil Puri, Sena Medal, Vishisht Seva Medal, General Officer Commanding Konark Corps.
Year 2020 being declared by Indian Army as the ‘Year of Next of Kin’ (NOK), Konark Corps Bicycle Expedition also included interaction and felicitation of Veer Naris, Next of Kin and Ex-Servicemen enroute. The team during its journey interacted with the Ex-servicemen and felicitated Veer Naaris at Phalodi Road, Pokhran, Jaisalmer, Jasai, Suigam, Bhuj, Santalpur, Abu Road, Pali and Jodhpur and also collected various details of problems/ issues being faced by them.
The team also visited various schools and inspired the students to join the illustrious Indian Army. The tour also instilled a sense of awareness and national integration amongst the youth of these areas.