Kavi Guru Rally 2012


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The Kaviguru Rally was sponsored by the Telegraph and Siddha Group and organised by the Bengal Motor Sports Club at Salt Lake Stadium on 12th May 2012 to commemorate the 150th birth centenary of Rabindranath Tagore. The rally was flagged off by Hon’ble Sports Minister, Mr. Madan Mitra and involved 32 participants sporting four-wheelers. Veteran Arindam Ghosh also participated. Also involved in the rally were 17 participants in the two-wheeler category with several women navigators. The participants had to cross a stretch of 250kms from the city to shantiniketan. the total prize cash on offer was Rs. 1 lakh. (Source: The Telegraph, May 15, 2012)