Local Amravati girl— Ritu Kedia triumphs Bangla Channel International Competition held recently by swimming across the 16.1 Km Bay of Bengal miraculously in the established record of just 2 hours 40 minutes. Given the assiduous courage and strength of Ritu, she will be awarded with the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award by the President Pranab Mukherjee on 29th August. Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award is given by the Youth and Sports Ministry to acknowledge the valour shown in any adventurous challenge.
Sister as an inspiration?
It gives immense pride to know that all the four sisters in the Kedia family are great swimmers. Barkha Kedia and Ritu Kedia both have worked really hard to bag National awards. Barkha has been awarded as the Nation Courage Award while Barkha and Ritu together were awarded The Chhatrapati Award conferred by the State Government.
Being an Industrialist and Ex Province head of Rotary Clud— Mr Kishor Kedia and his wife Uma Kedia are proud parents of the four hard working daughters inspiring billions. Ritu has a passion for swimming and she has overcome many such challenges prior to this. She dedicates this victory to the success of Polio Free India and to encourage Complete Literacy Campaign.
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