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At 59, Maharashtra Forest Officer Cycles 294 Km To Take Cost

The Maharashtra officer reached Kolhapur from Pune after 17 hours by biking. (Representational)


A forest officer in Maharashtra led from the entrance on problems with atmosphere conservation and wildlife safety by biking 294 kilometres from Pune to Kolhapur to take cost at his new posting.

Nanasaheb Ladkat, who turned 59 some months in the past, cycled on Wednesday, overlaying a few ghat stretches amid the scorching summer time warmth, to achieve Kolhapur after 17 hours, of which 12 hours have been spent pedaling.

“I used to cycle as a interest. My earlier biking classes by no means crossed the 60-kilometre vary in a day. Nevertheless, after I was transferred to Kolhapur, I made a decision to cycle the entire distance, that too in a single day,” the official stated.

“I wanted some breaks as the warmth was stifling. The Khambataki ghat between Pune and Satara districts was fairly difficult, however I managed it,” he added.

Mr Ladkat, who reached Kolhapur late Wednesday night, took cost as area director and conservator of Sahyadri Tiger Reserve, which is unfold over Satara and Kolhapur and likewise encompasses elements of Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts.

“The aim behind this biking endeavor was to provide a message of saving forests. It’s a very complicated and delicate difficulty. Thus, we have to preserve forests and shield wildlife,” Mr Ladkat stated.

(Aside from the headline, this story has not been edited by IHNS employees and is revealed from a syndicated feed.)



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