Taj car rally to be held from tomorrow

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Taj car rally to be held from tomorrow

Agra, Mar 30 (PTI) The Motor Sports Club of Agra in collaboration with UP Tourism is organising the fifth edition of the Taj Car Rally 2017 from March 31 to April 2.

Over 225 participants in 90 cars will participate in the race that will cover a distance of 550 km through hills and ravines. The rally will be flagged off tomorrow, the president of the club Rajiv Gupta said.

In addition to ten women, four disabled participants will also join the rally. Four women rallyists have come from the middle east, he said.

A part of the rally route falls in the dreaded Chambal ravines and also in the picturesque Fatehpur Sikri area. The participants will need to cover a distance of around 550 km in 23 to 24 hours, he said.

Officials of the Motor Sports Club of India from Chennai will supervise the rally, he said, adding that the rally will promote tourism and adeventure sports in Agra and the state.

UP Tourism official Dinesh Kumar said popular travel bloggers would join the rally.

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