Sopore: With an aim to encourage the youth for their passion, a cyclist from north Kashmir’s Sopore town has travelled from Kashmir to Kanyakumari on cycle despite lot of hindrances and odds he suffered through during this journey.
Manan Hassan Wani, hailing from Sopore area of dstrict Baramulla started his journey on 1st January with an aim that it will carry good things for the people as the whole world witnessed lot of hardships in 2020.
“It took me two years to plan this journey and was finalised in December 2020. I covered the journey in 27 days strating from 1st of January to 27 January. I got the help and necessary suggestions from Sameer Ahmad, who has already travelled on bike from Kashmir to Kanyakumari,” said Manan.
He said he travelled through 11 States which took him 24 days to travel and 3 days he had some rest at Delhi and Kanyakumari.
On being asked about support from administration, he said that the whole journey was self-sponsored along with the support of Sameer Ahmad who guided him in this journey and also supported him financially.
“I travelled on a broken cycle, which resulted in a lot of hardships during this journey as the cycle got punctured several times, rim was broken and snapped chain issue,” he said.
He also said that he has not done anything so much that he should deliver any message but his message to youth is if you have any passion, go for it irrespective of hindrances and hardships because real meaning of passion is in your hard work and dedication.(KNS)