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Mysuru techie on a lone cycle jatha from Kashmir to Kanyakumari

Mysuru techie on a lone cycle jatha from Kashmir to Kanyakumari

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Mangaluru, Mar 18,2017: Gender equality is one subject that needs a lot of attention. Though the government is doing its bit to achieve gender equality the bitter truth is that the atrocities on  women has been on the rise. This can be checked  when  awareness is created in this regard at the school level itself. With this noble objective in mind a  young and daring woman has embarked on a Kashmir to Kanyakumari cycle jatha.

ShruthiShe is  Shruthi, a software engineering graduate from Mysuru. By the way she is the   younger daughter of  late Shivashankera Murthi, the   former vice chancellor of Mangalore University .

Shruthi  who  embarked upon her jatha from Kashmir on February 8 has so far covered a distance of 3,400 kms.

In course of her cycle jatha, Shruthi visits different high schools  enroute and  sensitizes female students on  various issues pertaining to gender equality.

Shruthi narrates with gratitude the co-operation extended to her  by two of her classmates including Anagha who accompanied her in car upto Goa and arranged all her programmes in school. They had to return from there after their car developed a technical snag, she said adding from there she was alone in her journey and added she plans to reach Kanyakumari on March 24.

On Friday she reached Tokkottu where   sports photographer Anju welcomed Shruti at her residence at Pandithouse.

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Kareem Ahmed, Puttur Sat, March-18-2017, 6:58
Dedication ad determination is very important.
Mithun Raj, Sulia Sat, March-18-2017, 6:29
Some have the passion of riding bicycle , we have wish her safe journey.
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