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LEH: Twenty six dare devil riders along with one women officer of BRO Project Himank under the leadership of Brig D.M Purvimath, Chief Engineer, Project Himank took part in motorcycle expedition and undertook a challenging ride across some the most hazardous and tough terrains of Ladakh from Daulat Beg Olde to Leh. Darbuk-Shyok-Daulat Beg Olde (DS-DBO) Road is the most important and only axis connecting Leh to Karakoram Pass and it is being constructed and improved by Project Himank (BRO) to facilitate movement of defence forces. Daulat Beg Olde (DBO) at 16,994 feet is a strategic location where all important border meetings are held between Indian and Chinese forces. The motorcycle expedition at DBO was organised by 50 Border Road Task Force which is responsible for construction of this complete road stretch from Darbuk to DBO. The expedition was flagged off by Brig D.M Purvimath. A distance of 350 Km which earlier use to take 4 to 5 days, was travelled by the Himank motorcycle dare devil riders in a day.
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