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Save Ganga - Clean The Tributaries

Date : 28th September to 13th November 2014
Place :  Goumukh, Uttarakhand to Gangasagar, West Bengal

The purity of Ganga is at it's precipice. The Holy water has become the carrier of deaths and diseases. We, Poribesh Poriseba and Dibakar Menorial Explorers' Foundation  have taken it upon ourselves to create awareness among the people of this country. Cycling and trekking 2525 kilometers, from Goumukh, Uttarakhand to Gangasagar, West Bengal from the source to the mouth of Ganga, and travelling through 5 states and 34 districts, we intend to spread awareness through plays, music, recitations and magic. We will also carry tableau and distribute leaflets.

Mentor Group

Kalyan Rudra River Expert, Member of WBPCB
Ram Chandra Biswas World Cyclist
Biswajit Mukherjee Ex Chief Lawyer W.B.P.C.B.
Tridib Basu Ex Jt. Director (NATMO)
Dr. Kaushik Majumdar MRCP, FRCP
Dr. Ashish Mukherjee MD, DM
Prof. Satyen Jana St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata
Dr. Sayantan Bannerjee Assistant Professor, Clinical Microbiology, ESI Medical College, Joka, Kolkata
Dr. Arnab Chatterjee Ex Lecturer, Marine Science, University Of Western Brittany, France
Debraj Dutta Mountaineer
States & Districts

List of the States & Districts we will tread
SL.NO STATE DISTRICT
1 UTTARAKHAND UTTARAKASHI
2 UTTARAKHAND DEHRADUN
3 UTTARAKHAND HARIDWAR
4 UTTAR PRADESH BIJNOR
5 UTTAR PRADESH MEERAT
6 UTTAR PRADESH HAPUR
7 UTTAR PRADESH BULANDSAHR
8 UTTAR PRADESH BADAUN
9 UTTAR PRADESH KASHIRAM NAGAR
10 UTTAR PRADESH FARUKHABAD
11 UTTAR PRADESH KANNUAJ
12 UTTAR PRADESH KANPUR
13 UTTAR PRADESH FATHEPUR
14 UTTAR PRADESH RAEBARELI
15 UTTAR PRADESH ALLAHABAD
16 UTTAR PRADESH SANT RAVIDAS NAGAR
17 UTTAR PRADESH VARANASI
18 UTTAR PRADESH GHAZIPUR
19 BIHAR BUXAR
20 BIHAR BHOJPUR
21 BIHAR PATNA
22 BIHAR BARH
23 BIHAR LAKHISARAI
24 BIHAR MUNGER
25 BIHAR BHAGALPUR
26 JHARKHAND SAHEBGANG
27 WEST BENGAL MURSHIDABAD
28 WEST BENGAL MALDAH
29 WEST BENGAL NADIA
30 WEST BENGAL 24 PARGANAS NORTH
31 WEST BENGAL HOOGLY
32 WEST BENGAL HOWRAH
33 WEST BENGAL KOLKATA
34 WEST BENGAL 24 PARGANAS SOUTH

Itinerary

Cycle Rally
Gomukh, Uttarakhand  to Gangasagar, West Bengal
Ganga River Pollution Awareness
28th  September to 13th November 2014

Day 01 – 28.9.14   :- Starting from Howrah by train
Day 02 – 29.9.14   :- In train
Day 03 – 30.9.14   :- Hardwar, UTTARAKHAND stay
Day 04 – 01.10.14  :- Hardwar to Gangotri by bus
Day 05 – 02.10.14 :- Gangotri to Bhujbasa on foot
Day 06 – 03.10.14 :- Walk from Bhujbasa to Gomukh and start campaign from Gomukh to
                             Gangotri on foot
Day 07 – 04.10.14 :- Campaign from Gangotri to Uttarkashi by bus (tableau)
Day 08 – 05.10.14:- Campaign from Uttar Kashi to Hardwar by bus (tableau)
Day 0906.10.14 :- Rest at Hardwar & Inauguration of rally
Day 10 – 07.10.14 :- Cycle Rally start  at 8.00 am & cycling to Bijnor, UP (74kms)
Day 11 – 08.10.14 :- Bijnor to Garmukteswar (70 kms)
Day 12 – 09.10.14 :- Garmukteswar to Anubshahr via Bulandshahr (73kms)
Day 13 – 10.10.14:- Anubshahr to Sahahwan (61kms)
Day 14 – 11.10.14:- Sahahwan to Saron (59kms)
Day 15 – 12.10.14:- Saron to Kaimgange (83kms)
Day 16 – 13.10.14 :- Kaimgange to Kanouj via Farrukhabad-Fatebad (92kms)
Day 17 – 14.10.14 :- Kanouj to Kanpur (84kms)
Day 18 – 15.10.14 :- Rest at Kanpur & campaign programme in city
Day 19 – 16.10.14 :- Kanpur to Fatehpur (78kms)
Day 20 – 17.10.14 :- Fatehpur to Uchahar via Dalmou (66kms)
Day 21 – 18.10.14 :- Uchahar to Allahabad (85kms)
Day 22 – 19.10.14 :- Allahabad to Gopigunge (64kms)
Day 23 – 20.10.14 :- Gopigunge to Varanasi (58 kms)
Day 24 – 21.10.14 :- Rest & Campaign programme
Day 25 – 22.10.14 :- Varanasi to Ghazipur via Mughalsarai (64 kms)
Day 26 – 23.10.14:- Ghazipur to Buxar, BIHAR (52kms)
Day 27 – 24.10.14 :- Buxar to Arrah (76kms)
Day 28 – 25.10.14 :- Arrah to Patna (60 kms)
Day 29 – 26.10.14 :- Rest & Campaign in city
Day 30 – 27.10.14 :- Patna to Bakhtiarpur (50kms)
Day 31 – 28.10.14 :- Bakhtiarpur to Lakhisarai (84kms)
Day 32 – 29.10.14 :- Lakhisarai to Munger (50kms)
Day 33 – 30.10.14 :- Munger to Bhagalpur (67kms)
Day 34 – 31.10.14 :- Bhagalpur to Sahibgunj, JHARKHAND(72 kms)
Day 35 – 01.11.14 :- Rest and Campaign
Day 36 – 02.11.14:- Sahibgunge to Farakka, WEST BENGAL (85 kms)
Day 37 – 03.11.14 :- Farakka to Lalgola (69kms)
Day 38 – 04.11.14 :- Lalgola to Baharampur (42kms)
Day 39 – 05.11.14 :- Rest at Baharampur
Day 40 – 06.11.14 :- Baharampur to Krishnanagar (89kms)
Day 41 – 07.11.14 :- Krishnanagr to Kalyani via Shantipur (70kms)
Day 42 – 08.11.14 :-Kalyani to Kolkata via Barrakpur (53kms)
Day 43 – 09.11.14 :- Kolkata Campaign
Day 44 – 10.11.14 :- Kolkata to Kakdwip (87kms)
Day 45 – 11.11.14 :- Kakdwip to Gangasagar (35kms)
Day 46 – 12.11.14 :- Rest at Gangasagar
Day 47 – 13.11.14 :- Back to Kolkata



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