Punjab cyclist in city to promote cause of girl child

Bhubaneswar: With an aim to spread awareness on issues related to girl child and to promote ‘Save and Educate Girl Child’ campaign, Gurujeet Singh of Punjab reached in the city on a bicycle yesterday.

Singh, who embarked on his nation-wide cycle journey from Patiala in Punjab on December 28 last year, was given a rousing welcome by the Punjabi community at the Gurudwara here.

During his trip, he has so far covered Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

“With this nation-wide cycling campaign, I am also eyeing a Guinness Book record,” Singh said.