Military officer cycles from Leh to Manali in 25 hours | Shimla Information


MANALI: Lieutenant Colonel Sripada Sriram from the Indian Military’s Strategic Strikers Division has created a brand new Guinness world report on Sunday by biking from Leh to Manali in simply 24 hours and 54 minutes. The earlier report was held by one other officer, Lt Col Bharat Pannu, who had peddled from Leh to Manali in 35 hours and 32 minutes.
After reaching Manali, Lt Col Sriram acknowledged that he was motivated by Lt Col Pannu to take up the expedition.
Lt Col Sriram had left Leh on Saturday morning at 4 am, and was given a grand welcomed by Manali SDM and DSP at Beas bridge after he reached the city on Sunday.
“The entire distance that he lined is 472km with a complete elevation achieve of roughly 8,00 metres. This occasion was a part of Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations, and in addition marks the event of 195th Gunners’ Day,” Defence PRO Lt Col Devender Anand stated.
Chatting with the media after the feat, Lt Col Sripada stated driving at excessive mountain passes in evening was very difficult, because the temperature was too low. He additionally added that some stretches of the highway, which aren’t blacktopped, consumed an excessive amount of time.
The daunting Manali-Leh freeway has been attracting journey fans for its windy roads, excessive mountain passes and difficult situations. Numerous fans come right here in an try to set new data.



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