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Assam’s Anjali Das Arrives in Ladakh on Foot

Anjali Das, who embarked on a 2800-km walk from Mirza in Kamrup district on August 13, reached her destination Ladakh on Friday. She hoisted the national flag and Assamese Gamosa on the hill top in Ladakh.

Under Mission Fit India, Anjali Das (43), a married woman and a half marathon runner, started the exciting trip on foot wrapping the traditional gamosa around her neck.

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“I will aim to walk 50km daily during my journey. I will complete the trip alone”, she had told the media on the eve of her journey.

Surprisingly, she completed her trip without any help from medics, security personnel, or an ambulance and before the scheduled arrival in 90 days.

Anjali Das belongs to Barihat village in Palashbari LAC of Kamrup Dist, Assam.

She has won silver medals twice in Kolkata half marathon and participated in many such events across the country.

She completed the tough journey by displaying Tricolor & Gamosa written Jai Ai Asom on it.

She shared the news of her arrival in Ladakh in a video message.

It may be recalled that incessant rains came when Anjali Das left her village in Amranga, Palashbari for a 2,796 km road march to Ladakh.

Similarly, at the end of the journey, it was severely cold. 

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