Mangaluru: A cyclist from Dakshina Kannada has entered the India Book of Records on two fronts for a cycling expedition he undertook from Kashmir to Kanyakumari recently. The cyclist is identified as Prasad Vijay Shetty from Nellikaru, a village in Moodbidri.
Two of his achievements has secured his name in the book of record for being the first to cycle from Kashmir to Kanyakumari twice; and completing the trip in the quickest time of 19 days.
May 24, Thursday, Prasad addressed a media meet and said, “I undertook the first expedition from January 11, 2017 to March 12, 2017- a total of 61 days. I undertook that initiative with the motive of ’Clean India-Green India’ and made a solo cycle expedition from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. It was a great success."