New Delhi, Nov 3: Jamia Milia Islamia will organise a 1,100-km-long cycle rally to spread awareness regarding safety of woman and to provide them a secure environment in the country.
The rally, to be flagged off Nov 9 by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, will cover a distance of approximately 1,100 km.
It will pass through the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and Chandigarh to finally reach the national capital, where it will be received by Delhi Governor Najeeb Jung at the Jamia Milia Islamia, said a press release Sunday.
A team of 25 students, including 11 girls, along with 15 staff members from Jamia Millia Islamia will participate in this rally led by Major (Prof.) N.U. Khan, National Cadet Corp officer and professor in the Department of Social Work at Jamia Milia Islamia.
During the rally, the participants will interact with villagers and students from other states on women’s safety issues.