From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:
Prelims level: Shwet Ashwa Ride
Mains level: Not much
Tribute to Kargil War Heroes
- Shwet Ashwa, the elite motorcycle display team of the Corps of Military Police, commenced a motorcycle expedition from Bengaluru to Drass on 2nd July 2018 as a tribute to the soldiers who laid down their lives during the Kargil war.
- After a gruelling ride through the Western Ghats and encountering heavy rains at Mumbai and Jaipur, the expedition reached New Delhi from where it will be flagged off for Drass.
- The expedition is being undertaken by five highly experienced riders of the Army’s Shwet Ashwa Motor Cycle Display team and will travel a distance of more than 3250 km across eight states before they reach Drass.