Girl who pedalled injured dad across India offered national team trial


Jyoti Kumari (seated) has been invited to try out for the national cycling team, after pedalling 1,200km with her father sitting on the pillion and holding their belongings, from Gurugram city, near New Delhi, to their village in the northeastern state of Bihar. – AFP pic, May 23, 2020.

A 15-year-old girl who pedalled her injured migrant-worker father more than 1,000km 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. 


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