Nashik’s Om Mahajan cycled from Kashmir to Kanyakumari in 8 days. Om covered a distance of 3,600 km on his bicycle in eight days, seven hours and 38 minutes. Om started his journey from Srinagar last week & finished on November 21. He set the record for the fastest bicycle journey across India. Om’s uncle, Mahendra Mahajan had held the record for the fastest bicycle ride from Srinagar to Kanyakumari which was recently broken by Indian Army's Lt Col Bharat Pannu. Om said that it was his dream to bring back the record home. Watch the full video for more details.
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Om Mahajan, a resident of Nashik, has covered the distance between Kashmir and Kanyakumari by cycling for 3600 kilometres in record 8 days 7 hours and 38 minutes. The Nashik boy was met with roaring welcome upon his return, with many calling him 'Nashik ka Bhai'. Interestingly, Om Mahajan has brought the title home again as his uncle had also completed the vertical journey in record time, but then was later beaten by Colonel Bharat Pannu. "My uncle's record was broken by Colonel Bharat Pannu sahab. Now I have brought the title home again by doing it in 8 days 7 hours and 38 minutes," he told ANI.
BJP lashed out at the Congress over the Gupkar alliance in Kashmir. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded that the Congress party should clear its stand on the restoration of Article 370 in the valley. ‘I want to ask Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, do they want restoration of Article 370? Please tell the nation categorically and clearly does the Congress support annulment of pro-people laws?’ Prasad asked. The Minister also asked whether the Congress party supports Farooq Abdullah’s statement on seeking China’s help for restoration of Article 370 and Mehbooba Mufti’s remark on the Indian flag. Prasad said that the Congress will be asked these questions until they clear their stand. ‘Will congress support annulment of all pro-people & pro-poor laws passed by the Parliament following the abrogation of Article 370 in the valley?, Prasad asked. He also lashed out at Mehbooba Mufti over her statement that the Central government had desecrated the constitution to abrogate Article 370 in the valley. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Mega Traffic awareness camp was organised in Srinagar. The camp was organised by the administration under the Srinagar smart city Ltd. HODs from universities, Health officials and students participated in the event to learn traffic rules. The motive of organising the camp was to make coordination between all departments so that the traffic rules could be implemented in a better way. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey of JandK High Court also interacted with participants and informed them about the rules and punishments related to traffic rules violation. This awareness camp will help administration in controlling the road accidents.
BJP leader N Ramchander Rao on Gupkar Alliance in Jammu and Kashmir said that the parties and stakeholders of the Gupkar Alliance are Anti-India. He further accused the alliance of speaking pro-Pakistan voice. Ramchander Rao said, "After abrogation of Article 370, the PDP and National Conference are changing their stand from time to time. Now in the coming Jammu and Kashmir DDC elections, the BJP has very clearly stated that election will be on development basis and section 370 will not be abrogated at any point of time. So now the Gupkar Alliance parties and all the stakeholders in that are Anti-India and they speak pro-Pakistan voice."
Kerala government decided to put Kerala Police Act amendment on hold due to severe criticism. In a statement, Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan said that "with the announcement of the amendment, different views arose from different quarters. Concerns were expressed by those who supported LDF and those who stood for protection of democracy. In this situation, it's not intended to amend the law." Speaking on it, Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury said, "Kerala Chief Minister has said that amendments to Kerala State Police Act won't be implemented. The party had proposed (reconsideration) and the state government will now decide on how to go about it. How it will be handled is the business of the government not the party." Kerala Police Act aimed at stop bullying, insulting or disgracing individuals through any content and circulating the same through any communication medium.
Ahead of local body elections in Kerala, state BJP in-charge, CP Radhakrishnan showed affirmation in party's victory in the upcoming local body polls. He said, "We are well prepared for the local body polls in Kerala. People are looking for efficient administration. BJP will be victorious in the upcoming elections. We feel dynamic changes are coming in the people so BJP will be the most victorious in the upcoming local body elections. BJP has raised its voice against CPI(M)." Local body elections in Kerala will be held from December 10, 2020 to December 14, 2020.
In his first political rally here since the abrogation of Jammu and Kashmir's special status last year, former chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Friday said it was the National Conference founder Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah who told the people that "this is our way and not that side" while joining India in 1947. "We joined Mahatma Gandhi's India and not the BJP. India where all religions are equal and every citizen whether rich or poor gets equal treatment and the only red line is that we have to respect each other, irrespective of our religion and choice of food and drink," he said. Farooq was joined by son Omar Abdullah. Omar said, after the abrogation of Article 370, the people in Kashmir are more alienated than before.
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