The month-long Swachh Bharat “Tour De Rotary” cycle rally, which started from Kashmir on November seven to create awareness about sanitation and cleanliness, will arrive here on December 6.
After a night’s stay, the 22 cyclists will be seen off the next morning to their onward Journey to Kochi and to reach Kanyakumari on December nine, President of Rotary district 3201, C T Thiagarajan told reporters here today.
The Rotary Foundation centennial cycle rally is being conducted by Rotary Club of Madras Midtown, RI District 3230, to promote the 100 years of good works done by Rotary Foundation, which raise funds for humanitarian service project including clean and green India projects, he said.
The District Collector T N Hariharan, along with Corporation Commissioner and Special Officer, K Vijay Karthikeyan will flag off the Kashmir-to-Kanyakumari rally from here.
A team of 50 cyclists from the city will join the national cyclists, who are travelling from Kashmir and 150 students will also give support and drive a distance of about five kms, Thiagarajan said.