BAJALI, July 25: To raise awareness of the Assam floods, two youths from Bajali, Pathsala Rakesh Choudhary and Sourav Patgiri, embarked on a motorcycle ride from Pathsala to India Gate. The journey began from Pathsala on July 16, and the duo covered a distance of 1,300 kilometres and halted in Lucknow on July 17. The next morning, they restarted their journey from Lucknow to New Delhi and covered a distance of 550 kilometres in 11 hours. Next, the duo started for the Iron Butt challenge from Delhi to Kurukshetra, Haryana and back to Lucknow in 11 hours.
During this period the duo covered 910 kilometers and completed the iron butt 500 mile and long-distance riders 500-mile challenge. The two then rode non-stop for 27 hours and reached Guwahati, Assam, safely by covering a distance of 1,400 kilometres.