Balasore: Proving age is just a number, 63-year-old Sayad Faizan Ali from Kendrapara district in Odisha has set out for a 7000-km cycle tour envisioning a pollution-free environment and road safety.
The sexagenarian, who began his tour from his village Jayapura in Kendrapara on October 20, reached Balasore today. After reaching, the activist received a rousing welcome by district officials, including Collector K Sudarshan Chakravarthy, Sub-Collector Nilu Mohapatra and RTO Vikas Kumar Choudhury. They felicitated Faizan Ali and wished him luck for his journey.
On the occasion, Faizan Ali shared about his 80-days journey plan and its objective with the district officials and members of various social outfits.
“I have planned to complete the awareness campaign in 80 days. I will cover Ranchi, Banaras, Lucknow, Agra, Delhi, Jammu, Amritsar, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Bhopal, Jabalpur during the expedition and return to Odisha via Jharsuguda,” he said.