Cycle Rally : 18 January - 2 February 2020
Paschimbanga Vigyan Mancha is going to organize Vidyasagar – Akshay Dutta Vigyan Abhijan – an intensive campaign programme to resist attack on science and uphold scientific temper under 'Sabka Desh Hamara Desh' programme, between 18 January and 2 February, 2020, throughout West Bengal. We are organizing relay cycle rally, cultural program, exhibition, dialogue etc. for campaign.
In northern part of our state two such relay cycle rallies starting from 1) Tufangunj in Coochbehar district (will pass through Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling districts) and 2) Malda (will pass through Malda, South Dinajpur, North Dinajpur and Darjeeling districts) following different routes, will culminate at Siliguri at 1 pm on 26th January, 2020. Before reaching Siliguri, cultural program, dialogue and exhibitions will be organized in 40 different places.
In southern part of our state five such relay cycle rallies starting from 1) Purulia (will pass through Purulia, Bankura, Paschim Midnapur, Jhargram, Purba Midnapur, Howrah and Kolkata districts), 2) Murarai in Birbhum district (will pass through Birbhum, West Burdwan, East Burdwan, Hooghly and North 24 Parganas districts), 3) Kandi in Murshidabad district (will pass through Murshidabad, Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Kolkata districts), 4) Birsingha in Paschim Midnapur district (will pass through Paschim Midnapur, Hooghly and Howrah districts) and 5) Sarisha in South 24Parganas district (will pass through 24Parganas and Kolkata districts) respectively, following different routes, will culminate at Sahid Minar Maidan, Kolkata at 1pm on 2 February, 2020. Before reaching Kolkata, cultural program, dialogue and exhibitions will be organized in 160 different places. We are expecting a good gathering of people from all walks of life including Scientists, Eminent Personalities, Researchers, students and science activists including cyclists in both the culmination programme at Siliguri and Kolkata.
All are cordially invited to participate in the said Rally to resist attack on science and uphold scientific temper.