Published On: Sun, Sep 10th, 2017

Indian Motorcycle® flags off Kashmir to Kanyakumari (K2K Fundraiser) Ride

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Wheels of Change’ (Girl Child Education) initiative

 

  • K2K Ride flagged off from Bengaluru, ride to conclude in Delhi on September 22nd
  • Proud Owners of Indian Roadmaster® to raise funds for the Girl Child Education during their pan-India trip
  • Proud Owners to cover over 8000 Kms across 12 cities to make their generous contributions in 6 schools identified under the ‘Wheels of Change’ initiative

Bengaluru, September 8, 2017: Indian Motorcycle®, America’s First Motorcycle Company today flagged off the iconic Kanyakumari to Kashmir (K2K) ride under the ‘Wheels of Change’ initiative focused on the Girl Child Education.  To honour the richest heritage on two wheels, three proud owners of the ultra-luxury Indian® Roadmaster® will ride across 12 cities in the country and visit 6 schools to provide educational kits and raise funds for the ‘Girl Child Education’.  Mr. Anurag Srivastava, Mr. Niladri Saha and Mr. Bernard Lazar, kick-started the iconic K2K Ride from Bengaluru.

Commenting on flag-off of the empowering initiative, Mr. Pankaj Dubey, Country Head and Managing Director, Polaris India Pvt. Ltdsaid, “Education of the Girl Child is paramount and we are grateful to these compassionate riders who are taking up this great social cause.  We together want to make a difference and provide the right impetus to this noble cause of educating the girl child. We would like to thank our passionate riders Niladri Saha, Anurag Srivastava and Bernard Lazar, who have taken out time out of their schedules and devote their efforts to the education of little girls across the country.”

“It’s a privilege for me to be part of this pan-India ride. Education is an important tool that enables one to participate in decision that affects their lives. We hope to raise ample funds to support this cause,” said Mr. Anurag Srivastava, Indian® Roadmaster® Owner.

Mr. Niladri Saha, another Indian® Roadmaster® Owner said, “We would urge everyone to come out and support this cause and contribute in every way possible. Let’s all get together to ensure education for every Girl Child in India.”

Commenting on the association, Mr. Bernard Lazar, Indian® Roadmaster® Owner said, “Riding is my passion and for a noble cause such as this, I’m always willing to show my support through it.”

The K2K Ride was born out of the three passionate Indian Motorcycle® owner’s love for riding and their unwavering commitment to ensure primary and high school education for underprivileged girls.

 Indian Motorcycle® extended their support to the three Indian Roadmaster® owners and brought in ‘Wheels of Change’ for Rainbow Home, run by Vidyranaya  in Kodihalli, which caters to around 76 girl children by rehabilitating their life by providing them with education, food, shelter and clothing.

The next pit stop of this iconic ride will be Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu.

As a part of the K2K ride, the three riders will be cruising over 12 cities – Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kanyakumari, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Delhi, Jalandhar, Amritsar and Ranbir Singh Pura.

About ‘Wheels of Change’-IMRG is a community that aspires to strengthen the bond between the riders and their passion. It gave birth to an extremely compassionate programme for the Education of Girl Child, known as ‘Wheels of Change’, wherein we felicitate riders who are determined to the noble cause of educating the girl child by raising funds for their bright future.

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