Ride East aimed at sustainable development sets off

16 October 2019
Ride East aimed at sustainable development sets off
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Ride East, a cross-country motorcycle ride to promote implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals in north-eastern India and northwest of Myanmar while commemorating the 80th anniversary of World War II, has left India, India’s The Telegraph reported.

The 10 Ride East bikers will follow a 1,000-mile route riding Royal Enfields for 10 days across the north-eastern states of India that share international borders with China, Myanmar, Bhutan and Bangladesh.

The bikers will map and relive World War II history connecting the Northeast with northwest Myanmar along the Stilwell Road all the way to the Lake of No Return on the India-Myanmar border, south of Pangsau village. Till October 25, they will identify and map social entrepreneurs and organic farmers along the route who have made a difference in their communities.