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Ghosh, Verma shines in Mughal Road rally

chandigarh Updated: Jul 02, 2012 21:13 IST

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Amit Rajit Ghosh and Mohit Verma won the third edition of Mughal Road rally in 4x4 Xtreme four-wheelers and Xtreme bikers categories, respectively.

While Ghosh and his navigator Soham Hazra bagged the first position, Gaurev Prabhakar and his navigator Ravi Prabhakar grabbed second position, while Lohitt Urs and his navigator Chupong Chaiwan were third.

In the Xtreme Bikers category, Yogesh Lakhani came second and Umang Saxena was third. The rally, which covered a distance of 600 kms through Jammu and Kashmir, began on Saturday.

However, during the last leg of the rally, a driver Jitender Singh was killed and his navigator critically injured when their vehicle rolled into a deep gorge at Simthan in Anantnag district.

Ashish Mahajan, a navigator, is currently undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit of SKIMS hospital here.

As a mark of respect to Shukla, the prize distribution ceremony of the rally was called off.