Jamia Millia Islamia to flag off cycle rally

The Jamia Millia Islamia will flag off its annual cycle rally from the Indo-Pak border on Monday that will reach the capital on March 8, a statement here said. The university organizes the rally on a specific theme every year. It was Pushkar-Ajmer-Delhi journey last year. “This year, around 21 students and 7 members of the university propose to travel from the Indo-Pak border to Delhi as (part of) Aman Caravan. The students shall be flagged off by the Border Security Force at the Indo-Pak border (Attari) on February 28, 2011 after the beating retreat ceremony,” a university statement said on Friday. The students will cover several historical, cultural and religious landmarks on their journey to Delhi. “The theme of the rally is 'Peace and Universal Brotherhood'. The rally is expected to be received March 8 by the Delhi Commissioner of Police B.K. Gupta, MP Sandeep Dixit, former Indian cricket team captain Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi and Olympian Zafar Iqbal,” the statement added.