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T. MADHAVAN
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For a cause: Students participating in the ‘BSA Hercules Freedom Ride-2010 at Maduravoyal.
For a cause: Students participating in the ‘BSA Hercules Freedom Ride-2010 at Maduravoyal.

‘BSA Hercules Freedom Ride - 2010', a fund-raiser for the benefit of underprivileged children, organised by Children of the World – India recently at Maduravoyal, saw the enthusiastic participation of school children.

More than 800 participants including men, women and children (above 10 years of age) cycled 14 kms to and fro on the Maduravoyal Bridge.

The theme of the rally was `Free Your Mind, Free Yourself, Come Join Freedom Ride', which was an initiative to make life and lifestyles healthy and have a pollution-free environment for the future generations.

Alagappan, senior vice-president (retail), BSA Motors, Raghuraman, president, BSA Motors and Gilbert James, managing trustee, CWI, were among the participants to encourage them.

BSA Hercules sponsored the cycles. The rally was flagged off by John Chelliah, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Ambattur, who appreciated the efforts of CWI as well as BSA Motors. Participation certificates were issued to those who took part in the rally.

Funds raised from the event will be utilised in CWI's initiatives to provide vocational training to underprivileged young adults.

T. MADHAVAN

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