Over 90 Persons Expected To Take Part In Blind Man Rally
Round Table India (RTI) is conducting the second edition of Blind Man Rally (BMR) in Belgavi on 7th February (Sunday) at 9.00 am wherein a person with normal vision will drive a car navigated by a blind person. The rally is not a race and is based on the time-speed-distance model of professional rallying in which participants will be awarded points based on the accuracy with which they follow the route and designated speeds. Royals Round Table-205 Chairman reported there are more than 90 blind persons are expected from neighbour districts. The rally has aimed at supporting the visually impaired and to develop their self confidence, empower them to able to lead and navigate,understand challenges faced by them and their skills with Braille and raise funds for freedom through education classroom. Maps using Braille have been prepared for the visually impaired for the rally route and more than 90 blind persons including women are expected to participate in this event.The rally will take for one hour 30mins from Beynon Smith High School Ground on Sunday at 9.00am. About 30 to 35 kms across the city and villages will be covered in this rally. Maheshwari Blind School trainer S M Rawool, Event Convener Kian Agadi, Co-Convener Sunny Ahuja and RTI Area Chairman Anand Heda will be present. Deputy Commissioner of Police Anupam Agrwal will off the Flag. Each car will be flagged off after a gap of one minute.