By Asia Samachar Team | INDIA |
They are riding thousands of miles away from home for a good cause. The Malaysian Sikh bikers yesterday (11 Oct 2019) reached Takht Sri Hazur Sahib in Nanded in the state of Maharashtra, India.
This is the second of the give Sikh takhts that they will visit in a journey crossing five nations. After covering all the five Sikh takhts — all of them located on in India — they will cross into Pakistan where they will head for Kartarpur, Pakistan, where Guru Nanak spent the last leg of his life after passing the guruship to Guru Angad.
Here, they will join fellow Sikhs and people of all faiths to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.
The ride, coordinated by the Santana Bikerz Mc, was flagged off by Malaysian Minister of Communications and Multimedia Gobind Singh Deo on Sept 25.
They are raising funds for the National Cancer Society Malaysia (NCSM) to help them manage the younger patients.
The initial team of 5 riders rode through Thailand and Myanmar before crossing into India. Here, they were joined by the second batch of riders.
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