South Asian car rally reaches Lumbini in Nepal
ANI | March 28 , 2007
A car rally to promote goodwill amongst the member nations of a South Asia grouping reached Lumbini in Nepal, the birthplace of Lord Buddha today. The rally was flagged off from Cox's Bazaar in Bangladesh on March 15 and would traverse over 8,000 kilometers spread across the seven member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries during their 31-day sojourn. Eminent people from the SAARC countries, including academicians, government officials, thespians and writers are taking part in the rally. Of the 102 participants, 52 are from India.