Sub-collector Shankar Lal Kumawat flagged off a cycle rally from Vivekananda Kendra premises at Kanyakumari on Saturday.

As many as 13 students from New Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala Universities are undertaking this cycle rally from Kanyakumari to Islamabad to promote communal harmony among the two countries.

The rally will pass through Thiruvananthapuram, Cochin, Coimbatore, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai, Gujarat, Jaipur, Chandigarh and reach Wagah (Indo-Pak border) on August 14.

Similarly, a 13-member team from Pakistan will arrive at the Indo-Pak border on August 14. And from there they will proceed to Islamabad and reach the destination on August 31.

Administrative Officer of Vivekananda Kendra, Krishnaswamy and others attended the flagging off ceremony.