Campus Chat Episode 03:
Topic: Interview with Divye Gupta on “Save Water, Save Earth” Cycle Rally held from Feb. 17 to Feb. 27.
About: Jamia organized a student cycle rally from Himachal Pradesh to Delhi, officially named “Save Water, Save Earth” to promote the environmental message of water conservation. According to a Jamia press release, a group of 25 students (19 boys and 6 girls), along with a few others from the university, started the rally from Narkanda in Himachal Pradesh on February 19, 2013, and traveled via Shimla, Solan, Chandigarh, Sirhind, Ambala/Shahbad, Panipat to finally reach Jamia Millia Islamia on February 27, 2013, covering about 452 km.
The Cycle Rally was organized by NSS & NCC Wings of Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, New Delhi and Department of Youth Services & Sports, Government of Himachal Pradesh.
We talk to Divye Gupta, one of the students who took part in this remarkable expedition. He talks about the rally and his experience of it.
Duration: 13-minutes [Link] [powerpress]