2 weeks Girl who pedaled injured dad across India offered national team trial Inquirer
A 15-year-old girl who pedaled her injured migrant-worker father more than a thousand kilometers across India after a coronavirus lockdown left them destitute has been invited to try out for the national cycling team. Jyoti Kumari rode a bicycle with her father, Mohan Paswan, sitting on the pillion and holding their belongings from Gurugram city, near New Delhi, to their village in the northeastern state of Bihar, local media reported. They arrived home on May 16 after covering 1,200 kilometers (745 miles) in seven days. Paswan, a motorized rickshaw driver, was among millions of migrant workers left jobless after the ... more