Puducherry, Aug 11 : Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Sunday flagged off a 'Stand Up Paddle Rally' at a Puducherry beach, which was organised by the Covelong Point Surfing School, Kovalam.
According to a Raj Nivas statement, the rally, sponsored by the T T Krishnamachari Group, was focusing on the cleanup of ocean from Puducherry beach to Kovalam Beach, covering 120 km.
Fifteen surfers, including two girls, participated in the rally. Bedi later, advised the organisers to involve children, especially from fishermen community in the surfing and organise such a rally for children next Sunday to enable, create enthusiasm and confidence among them.
She also emphasized to open a separate school of surfing in Puducherry and to name it as ‘Puducherry school of Surfing for Children’.