11 lady riders rode all the way up to Khardung La on their TVS Scooty Zest 110 scooters, thereby, becoming the first group of women to do so.
A group of lady riders has made it to the ‘top of world’ on their scooters. And what that means is that these riders have scaled the world’s highest motorable road – Khardung La – on their TVS Scooty Zest 110. Not only that, this group of women comprising 11 riders have also made it to the India Book of Records for being the first group of lady riders to travel all the way up to Khardung La on a 110cc scooter.
Called the TVS Himalayan Highs Season 2, the group was led by Anam Hashim, who rode solo to the pass in season 1. Joining her for this adeventurous trip in the second edition were Megha Chakraborty (Bilaspur), Kainoor Mistry (Mumbai), Roshni Somkuwar (Nagpur), Garima Kapoor (Lucknow), Ebronah Dorothy (Chennai), Pallavi Fauzdar (Delhi), Antara Pal (Bengaluru), Trupti Sarmalkar (Mumbai), Surbhi Tiwari (Bengaluru) and Shruthi Naidu (Bengaluru).
Commenting on the successful conclusion of the ride, Aniruddha Haldar, Vice President – Marketing (Scooters), TVS Motor Company, said, “The Season 2 of Himalayan Highs has been a grand success and we are elated that the initiative was recognized by the India Book of Records. The riders showed true grit and determination battling the weather and altitude, while they rode TVS Scooty Zest 110 to the record books. This month has been a month of highs for the Indian women across the globe and we are happy our riders have also earned glory. These 11 women riders are an example of the new age Indian women and an inspiration to those who want to pursue their dreams.”
The TVS Himalayan Highs Season 2 kicked off in June 2016 and came to a successful conclusion on August 21. TVS says that it received over 50,000 enquiries from across the country, but the finalists were shortlisted based on psychographics, physical fitness, mental strength, etc.