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Jun 18 2012 (12:42)  Bangalore trio promotes national integration through nationwide train ride - The Times of India (
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MADURAI: Three software engineers from Bangalore are on a mission to journey on the longest train route and carry the message of national integrity.
Members of the Indian Railways Fan Club, Sathiyanarayan and Bose from Tamil Nadu and Harisharan from Karnataka will travel 4,243 kms aboard the Vivek Express from Dibrugarh in Assam to Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu. The trio began their 82-hour long journey on Saturday and will arrive at Kanyakumari on Wednesday. As the symbol of national integrity, the youth will plant a tree sapling from Dibrugarh in Kanyakumari.
Kanyakumari District
Railway User's Association (KKDRUA) members will receive the youth at Nagercoil railway station and travel with them till Kanyakumari station. P Edward Jeni, secretary of KKDRUA said Kanyakumari MP, Helen Davidson will join the association members and travel with the youth till Kanyakumari station. "We are waiting to hear from them about their travel experience during our short trip from Nagercoil to Kanyakumari," he said.
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