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For more inspirational stories of this Mothers Day 2019, Three Indian mothers drove from Delhi to London and covered 11 countries towards their final destination in just 97 days.
What Is It?
Rashmi Koppar, Dr Soumya Goyal and Nidhi Tiwari are the names of the empowering women who recently drove 21,477 km from Delhi to London by road. The car was driven by Nidhi Tiwari throughout the journey who has previously done a lot of off-road jeep drives. She was also the one who came up with the idea and her friends instantly agreed, to experience the amazing thrill of driving through different terrains.
The women decided to take a sabbatical leave from their respective jobs and began their journey in June which came to an end in October. The trip was sponsored by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Ministry of External Affairs, Mahindra First Choice Wheels, Lenovo India, Via.com, Round Table India Area 6, M.S. Ramaiah Memorial Hospital, Social Empowerment by Empowering Women SEEW, and Tea Trails India.
These ladies traversed several terrains and crossed 11 countries – Myanmar, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Russia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Belgium, France and the UK.