DIPHU, Nov 10: Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council (KAAC) chief executive member (CEM) Tuliram Ronghang flagged off the bicycle riders from Dimapur for their onwards journey from KAAC Secretariat premises on Saturday. The cyclists are on a mission to create awareness on healthy eating habits- Eat Right India campaign of Swasth Bharat Yatra, an initiative of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
Master of Ceremonies of Eat Right India, Chandrika Das explained the purpose of riders and a pledge was conducted by her in which CEM Ronghang and EMs Amar Sing Tisso and Khan Sing Rongpi, MACs Mangal Sing Timung and Ramsing Timung and officials joint directof of health services, Dr Kareng Rongpipi participated. The pledge was to take less sugar and salt in our diet.
Ronghang suggested that the message should be spread through social media like WhatsApp. He wished the riders a safe journey and success in their mission.
The bicycle riders took the Diphu-Lumding Road to Hojai from where they will be relieved by another team of bicycle riders. The riders were followed by an ambulance and a bus so that in case of emergencies or exhaustion, the riders could be picked up.