If you are wondering what Jagriti Yatra in the title is, Read the below definition from their site.
Jagriti Yatra is an ambitious train journey of discovery and transformation that takes hundreds of India’s highly motivated youth, especially those who are from small towns and villages of India, on a 15 day, 8000 km national odyssey to meet the role models – social and business entrepreneurs – of the country. The vision of Jagriti is ‘building India through enterprise’. – http://www.jagritiyatra.com/
Now, coming to second part of the title. Jagriti Yatra starts on December 24 from Mumbai and There are 25 more days to countdown for the D Day to come. That’s why its D -25 (using Rocket.CountDown.Convention)
Me interviewing my My Mind Voice (MV)
Me : Why are you writing all these things about Jagriti Yatra ?
MV : Because I got selected for the Jagriti Yatra this year.
Me : Are you excited ?
MV : Definitely YES, I am too excited. Never travelled this far and this long.
Me : What excites you more ?
MV : Of course, It’s meeting and traveling with other 449 awesome yatris for 15 days. Also excited about ideas, experience and lots of learning to come.
Me : Want to thank anyone for this ?
MV : Family and Friends by default, other than them, quite a lot of people. Firstly, my friend Aswin for inspiring me to apply for the Yatra. Then, the selection panel for selecting me and the sponsorship panel for granting me a partial sponsorship. And, my office for approving 15 days leave ( hope they don’t revert it back 😛 )
Me : Any idea about your co-yatris?
MV : They are from all over India and a few from other countries too. Got to interact with few via FB and WhatsApp and Even meet few from Chennai too. They are awesome, excited and energetic. One of the co-yatri is my best Buddy. Looking forward to meet them all.
Me : So, All set for yatra ?
MV : Just booked tickets to and fro from Mumbai, Nothing other than that. My biggest worry is, I never packed for these many days. Lets see.
Me : Anything that concerns you more ?
MV : Yes, The winter in north.
Me : Fine, Shall we expect updates in your blog ?
MV : Sure, Why not ? Will also try to blog during the yatra.
Me : Any concluding words ?
MV : I’m too tired of you asking me too many questions. Need some rest, You can leave now.