GUWAHATI, Aug 17: Guwahati, the heart of excitement, witnessed the unfolding of the Yi Guwahati Amazing Race 4.0, a spectacular event that saw the active participation of 70 cars at Aashi Apsara. Presented by the Young Indians (Yi) Guwahati Chapter, this flagship occasion wasn’t just about adventure – it was about unity, embodying the vibrant spirit of modern India.
Against the backdrop of a light drizzle that added a touch of thrill, participants embarked on a captivating journey that tested their intellect and teamwork. Navigating the city’s core, they decoded clues, embraced challenges, and showcased their quick-wittedness. “The turnout of 70 participating cars surpassed our expectations,” remarked Nitesh Todi, chair – Yi Guwahati. “The Yi Guwahati Amazing Race has truly evolved into a symbol of spirited competition and community engagement.”
Before the race began, as part of their accessibility initiative, Yi Guwahati presented a laptop to Krishna Das, a visually impaired MA student at Gauhati University. The laptop is intended to support Krishna in his exam preparations and job interviews, showcasing the chapter’s dedication to inclusivity and empowerment for individuals with visual impairments.
The treasure hunt concluded with a victory for Arvind Choudhury, Sashank Agarwala, Ashish Khakholia, and Archana Agarwal. As the triumphant participants stood tall, the event reverberated with camaraderie and achievement. Under the theme of ‘Celebrating the Spirit of Independent India’, the festivities were infused with patriotic fervour. Moreover, participants went the extra mile by dressing up and decorating their cars to champion diverse themes and causes. The event not only embraced adventure and unity but also shone a spotlight on various social and environmental issues close to the participants’ hearts.