Mangaluru, August 21, 2016: The Bike Rally organised as part of the BJP’s nationwide Tiranga Yatra was flagged off at Pumpwell on August 21, Sunday by BJP National President Amit Shah. The rally was organised by the North and South blocks of BJP Yuva Morcha.
Later Amit Shah too participated in the rally by riding pillion along with local MP Nalin Kumar Kateel. Even State BJP President BS Yeddyurappa was seen participating in the rally by riding pillion in the bike of a party worker.
As many as 300 to 400 bike riders participated in the rally which headed towards Ullal where Shah will garland the statue of the queen of Ullal Rani Abbakka.
Earlier, after arriving in the city, Amit Shah visited the District BJP office and planted a sapling.
MP Nalin Kumar Kateel had flagged off the Tiranga Yatra on Saturday.