April 26 2014: The day I was flagged off by Vaibhav, the Renault Jamshedpur Dealer, and his dedicated team of service professionals from their brand new premises. This was the start of a beautiful 60 day journey across India. I was driving India’s first petrol Duster. And bidding me farewell was my wife Suma and friends from XLRI. My toughest task was answering in Hindi the questions thrown at me by the regional media!
There will be no sponsors for the riders, but IIMK Alumnus Manish Harodia’s crowd sourcing platform Dreamwallets, will help to try and raise some funds to cover part of the riders’ expenses. Volunteer hosts will provide dinner, bed and breakfast to the riders along the route.